Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Gambia - Month of censorship, harassment and threats for media from Jammeh

Reporters without borders
Gambia was in the headlines last month when President Yahya Jammeh, a former army lieutenant who seized power in a 1994 coup, announced that 47 prisoners under sentence to death would be executed in September. In response to the ensuing outcry and international protests, and after nine people were actually executed, he backed down on 14 September and announced a moratorium on executions. But the authorities cracked down hard on journalists who dared to criticize the announced executions or (...)

Read complete article
© Reporters without borders -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter