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President Adama Barrow of the Gambia Wednesday commissioned a presidential inquiry to independently look into the circumstances that led to the death of three civilians in Faraba Banta. The membership...

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate the Gambian Press Union (GPU) in condemning these acts of violence and intimidation and ask for an immediate investigation.  Journalist...

A young Gambian man who was injured during Monday’s violent protest in Faraba Banta Village, Kombo East District, has died of his wounds. Amadou Jallow also known locally as Amadou Nyang, died on...

The Gambian authorities should thoroughly investigate the alleged excessive use of force by police causing the deaths of two anti-sand mining demonstrators on June 18, 2018, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty...

The Association of Nongovernmental Organizations in The Gambia (TANGO) has learnt with dismay and displeasure the disproportionate use of force by personnel of the Police Intervention Unit in Faraba leading...

The Gambia Center for Victims of Human Rights Violations, the Victims’ Center, has sent condolence messages to the families of the victims of the Faraba Banta incident who were shot, killed and injured...

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 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...

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...