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Five police officers including a superintendent and an assistant superintendent have been arrested for their role in Monday’s shooting of protesters in Faraba Banta Village. At least two youths were...

The Gambia Government under Pres. Adama Barrow and his Interior Minister and the IGP must be held to account for the deaths of citizens in Faraba. The statement by the Interior Minister and the IGP that...

The head of the Gambian Police Force has denied giving officers the authority to use live ammunition during Monday’s deadly standoff in Faraba Banta. At least two people have been confirmed dead...

Dear Mr. President, When you appointed me Executive Secretary of the TRRC back in late January 2018, my understanding was that your government was fully and genuinely invested in addressing past human...

I grieve with the people of Faraba Banta in the Kombo East: The build-up of political and economic crimes in the Gambia has not only left many in anger and unspeakable poverty, but a tiny percentage...

The Gambia Press Union (GPU) hereby condemns in the strongest terms the assault on journalist Pa Modou Bojang by personnel of Police Intervention Unit (PIU) at Faraba Banta village, Kombo East. Chaos...

The Gambia Government has launched an investigation into Monday’s killings of protesters in Faraba Banta, Kombo East, West Coast Region. Bakary Kujabi and Ebrima Bah, were shot dead by officers...

The Gambia Government of President Adama Barrow has been urged to investigate today’s killing of unarmed protesters in Faraba Banta Village. The Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa...

At least two youths have been shot dead in Faraba Banta village this morning during a violent standoff with officers of the Gambia’s Police Intervention Unit. The villagers were protesting against mining...

With few exceptions, freedom fighters rarely remain so after tasting power. In many cases, they turn to dictatorship and find comfort in corruption. However, the worst are those who do not achieve power...