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News Gambia » Culture: Jammeh-era media laws violated freedom of expression - ECOWAS court

News channel or source: http://www.africanews.com/2018/02/15/jammeh-era-media-laws-violated-freedom-of-expression-ecowas-court/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

These laws have done nothing but created a pervasive culture of persecution, violence, and injustice against those working in the media in Gambia under the regime of former President Jammeh. Two of the journalists were also subject to torture whilst in the ...

News Gambia » Culture: Gambia: Regional court rules draconian media laws violate human rights

News channel or source: https://www.amnesty.org/en/press-releases/2018/02/gambia-regional-court-rules-draconian-media-laws-violate-human-rights/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

“These laws have done nothing but created a pervasive culture of persecution, violence, and injustice against those working in the media in Gambia under the regime of former President Jammeh. Today’s ruling should spur the new government to waste no ...

News Gambia » Culture: A BRIGHTER FUTURE FOR GAMBIA’S CHILDLESS FAMILIES

News channel or source: http://thepoint.gm/africa/gambia/article/a-brighter-future-for-gambias-childless-families
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

MERCK MORE THAN A MOTHER The Gambia’s First Lady, Her Excellency Fatoumatta Barrow ... The man may divorce her or, if their culture permits polygamy, ‘take another wife’. She may be seen as an evil eye, a shameful subject, and banned from any ...

News Gambia » Culture: AI hails ECOWAS Court ruling against Gambia’s media laws

News channel or source: http://www.panapress.com/Ai-hails-ECOWAS-Court-ruling-against-Gambia-s-media-laws---3-630539916-0-lang2-index.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

“These laws have done nothing but created a pervasive culture of persecution, violence, and injustice against those working in the media in Gambia under the regime of former President Yahya Jammeh. “Today’s ruling should spur the new government to ...

News Gambia » Culture: ‘Remove Culture and Tourism from Ministry of Information’

News channel or source: https://www.liberianobserver.com/news/remove-culture-and-tourism-from-ministry-of-information/
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Jokai added that “Like Ghana, The Gambia, South Africa, Rwanda ... It is being overshadowed by the information component; culture and tourism is an important part that tells the world who Liberians are truly in terms of heritage and national identity.”

News Gambia » Culture: Female genital mutilation ‘not acceptable’ in the 21st century – UN envoy on youth

News channel or source: http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=58535
Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

culture, religion or in the name of ensuring that women are to take on subservient roles to the men they will eventually marry,” said Jayathma Wickramanayake, the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, speaking at an international forum in the Gambia on ...

News Gambia » Culture: GAMBIA: THE ISTANBUL CAR-CRASH; BARROW IN HIS OWN WORDS:AN UNDIPLOMATIC, DISGRACEFUL SPEECH COUPLE WITH GRAMMATICAL INFELICITIES.

News channel or source: https://freedomnewspaper.com/2018/02/15/gambia-istanbul-car-crashbarrow-wordsan-undiplomaticdisgraceful-speech-couple-grammatical-infelicities/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Transcribed By A Concerned Gambian. It has been said some are born great ... Mr President I know your country has won many awards such as the European capital of culture, the blue flag award for your clean waters but today I want to add another, Turkey ...

News Gambia » Culture: West African court orders the Gambia to decriminalize its draconian media law

News channel or source: https://face2faceafrica.com/article/west-african-court-orders-gambia-decriminalize-draconian-media-law
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

“These laws have done nothing but created a pervasive culture of persecution, violence, and injustice against those working in the media in Gambia under the regime of former President Jammeh. “Today’s ruling should spur the new government to waste no ...

News Gambia » Culture: Female genital mutilation and ‘Islamic culture’

News channel or source: https://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/letters/female-genital-mutilation-and-islamic-culture-1.3386872
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

The practice of FGM is a form of child abuse, it is a crime in Ireland since 2012, and is outlawed in growing numbers of countries across the world, including many where FGM has been seen as part of traditional culture. FGM is mostly performed on girls ...

News Gambia » Culture: On a monthlong cruise of Africa, a gambol in Gambia

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/Lifestyle/wireStory/monthlong-cruise-africa-gambol-gambia-52682479
Publication date: onday 29 January 2018

(Gambia was colonized by Great Britain.) The melodic Portuguese language is still spoken in certain regions and remnants of Portuguese culture are everywhere, including cuisine. From Lisbon, we went to Madeira, Portugal, the Canary Islands (La Palma and ...