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News Gambia » Politics: Demands for Justice in Gambia Rise, but So Do Fears of Renewed Repression

News channel or source: https://www.worldpoliticsreview.com/articles/24184/demands-for-justice-in-gambia-rise-but-so-do-fears-of-renewed-repression
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Freedom House moved Gambia from “Not Free” to “Partly Free” after Barrow took over, noting increases in civil liberties and political rights. Yet a recent incident prompted old fears. On Jan. 31, police detained Ismaila Ceesay, a lecturer at the ...

News Gambia » Politics: ‘Jammeh used LGBTQ as political scapegoat'

News channel or source: http://thepoint.gm/africa/gambia/article/jammeh-used-lgbt-as-political-scapegoat-1
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Gambia’s former President Yahya Jammeh has chosen anti-LGBT vitriol as a political scapegoat, argues a U.S. author who lived in The Gambia as a law professor at the University of The Gambia in 2010-2011. (LGBT stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual ...

News Gambia » Politics: OIC, Gambia hold talks in preparation for Islamic Summit in 2019

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-ae/news/other/oic-gambia-hold-talks-in-preparation-for-islamic-summit-in-2019/ar-BBJgeg3
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

announced on Friday that an OIC delegation had a fruitful visit to the Gambia to discuss preparations for the next Islamic Summit in 2019. The OIC delegation was headed by Director General for Political Affairs Tariq Bakheet and met Gambian officials ...

News Gambia » Politics: Gambia rejoins Commonwealth as it seeks to rebuild world standing

News channel or source: https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-gambia-commonwealth/gambia-rejoins-commonwealth-as-it-seeks-to-rebuild-world-standing-idUKKBN1FS2PD
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

Though its sandy beaches have made it a popular destination for sun-seeking European tourists, under Jammeh Gambia also garnered a reputation as a repressive state where journalists and political opponents were jailed, tortured and even murdered.

News Gambia » Politics: Gambia: No matter what position you hold in my government, or…

News channel or source: https://freedomnewspaper.com/2018/02/18/gambia-no-matter-position-hold-government-profession-practice-opinion-shaper-politician-together-success-country-president-bar/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

There is no one correct perspective but let us remember that despite our political, ethnic, economic, gender difference, we have one thing in common –we have one Gambia and we are all Gambians. We can only impact positive change in our institutions and ...

News Gambia » Politics: Gambia: One year on, Barrow's transition in doubt

News channel or source: http://www.worldbulletin.net/news/198953/gambia-one-year-on-barrows-transition-in-doubt
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Ismaila Ceesay, a Gambian political analyst, said Barrow is no longer working on the transition from the decades-long autocratic order. “The transition has been aborted in the sense that Barrow and his government are focus on entrenching themselves now ...

News Gambia » Politics: Gambia rejoins Commonwealth under new president

News channel or source: https://citizen.co.za/news/news-africa/1811993/gambia-politics-commonwealth/
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

The Gambia was readmitted to the Commonwealth on Thursday, welcomed back following the democratic election of President Adama Barrow, who reversed the shock pullout of 2013. His predecessor Yahya Jammeh suddenly withdrew the impoverished west African ...

News Gambia » Politics: Africa: Fall of African Leaders Not a Guarantee to 'People Power'

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201802170287.html
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

They joined the Gambia and Burkina Faso, two countries that chased their ... “There may not be much impact in the cases of South Africa or Zimbabwe on African politics,” Mr Tom Mboya, who teaches political science at Maseno University, said.

News Gambia » Politics: A Letter From ICE on Monday, Then Detention by Friday for Arizona Dad

News channel or source: http://www.phoenixnewtimes.com/news/letter-from-ice-then-detention-for-arizona-father-10146442
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

They’re also concerned about unrest in Gambia as a factor for Njai’s safety. The small West African country experienced the ouster of a dictator a year ago and the country's rival factions have created an unstable political climate. “When people come ...

News Gambia » Politics: The Gambia rejoins the Commonwealth

News channel or source: http://www.businessghana.com/site/news/politics/159311/The-Gambia-rejoins-the-Commonwealth
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

The Gambia rejoined the Commonwealth on 8 February 2018, after the Commonwealth Secretariat confirmed their application had been approved unanimously by Commonwealth Member States. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said: "The Gambia’s return to the ...