Gambia

Gambie. Des militants commémorent 20 ans d'une répression de fer - 22 July 2014

Headline Title:  Gambie. 20 ans d'une répression de fer Le gouvernement gambien doit abolir les lois et pratiques draconiennes à l’origine de deux décennies de violations généralisées des droits humains, a déclaré Amnesty International en se joignant à Le gouvernement gambien doit abolir les lois et pratiques draconiennes à l’origine de deux décennies de violations généralisées des droits humains, a déclaré Amnesty International en se joignant à d’autres groupes de défense des droits fondamentaux pour une journée mondiale d’action marquant les 20 années écoulées depuis que le président Jammeh s’est arrogé le pouvoir. Media Node:  Yahya Jammeh_FR Story Location:  Gambie 13° 20' 10.23" N, 16° 23' 29.7672" W “Cela fait exactement 20 ans que la peur règne en Gambie, pays où la liste des victimes de violations des droits humains n’en finit pas de s’allonger ” Source:  directeur régional adjoint pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest et centrale à Amnesty International Date:  Tue, 22/07/2014 URL:  Gambie : 20 années de peur, il est temps que justice soit rendue ! Description:  Briefing, 22 juillet 2014 URL:  ‘My life is in constant danger’ – campaigning on human rights in the Gambia Description:  Blog, 22 juillet 2014 URL:  Gambie : 20 années de peur Description:  Agissez !

The Gambia: Activists mark 20 years of iron-fisted repression - 22 July 2014

Headline Title:  The Gambia: Activists mark 20 years of iron-fisted repression The Gambian government must abolish the laws and iron fisted practices that have resulted in two decades of widespread human rights violations, Amnesty International said as it joined forces with o The Gambian government must abolish the laws and iron fisted practices that have resulted in two decades of widespread human rights violations, Amnesty International said as it joined forces with other human rights groups for a global day of action marking 20 years since President Jammeh’s seizure of power.  Media Node:  Yahya Jammeh Story Location:  Gambia 13° 20' 10.23" N, 16° 23' 29.7672" W “Today marks 20 years of the rule of fear in The Gambia, where the list of victims of human rights violations grows ever longer ” Source:  Stephen Cockburn, Amnesty International’s Deputy Regional Director for West and Central Africa Date:  Tue, 22/07/2014 URL:  Gambia: 20 Years of fear in Gambia: Time for justice! Description:  Briefing, 22 July 2014 URL:  ‘My life is in constant danger’ – campaigning on human rights in the Gambia Description:  Blog, 22 July 2014 URL:  Gambia: 20 years of Fear Description:  Take Action

La Gambie doit libérer immédiatement trois opposants déclarés coupables de sédition

Les autorités gambiennes doivent annuler les condamnations pour sédition prononcées contre trois membres d’un parti d’opposition et les libérer immédiatement et sans condition, a déclaré Amnesty International. Les autorités gambiennes doivent annuler les condamnations pour sédition prononcées contre trois membres d’un parti d’opposition et les libérer immédiatement et sans condition, a déclaré Amnesty In

The Gambia must immediately release three opposition members convicted of sedition

The sedition convictions against three opposition party members in Gambia must be quashed and the authorities must release them immediately and unconditionally, Amnesty International said. The sedition convictions against three opposition party members in Gambia must be quashed and the authorities must release them immediately and unconditionally, Amnesty International said.

The Gambia must immediately release three opposition members convicted of sedition - 18 December 2013

Headline Title:  The Gambia must immediately release three opposition members The sedition convictions against three opposition party members in Gambia must be quashed and the authorities must release them immediately and unconditionally, Amnesty International said. The sedition convictions against three opposition party members in Gambia must be quashed and the authorities must release them immediately and unconditionally, Amnesty International said. Media Node:  Gambia UDP Story Location:  Gambie 13° 27' 17.1" N, 16° 34' 37.1856" W “These convictions confirm exactly what the opposition has claimed all along: that the Gambian government persecutes its opponents. Charges of sedition and false information are being used to curtail freedom of expression and legitimate dissent” Source:  Aster van Kregten, Deputy Africa Director at Amnesty International Date:  Wed, 18/12/2013 URL:  The Gambia: Release political opponents who made TV ‘confessions’ under torture Description:  News story, 22 October 2013

Gambie. Il faut libérer des opposants politiques dont les « aveux » obtenus sous la torture ont été diffusés à la télévision

Les autorités gambiennes doivent abandonner les charges de sédition retenues contre trois opposants politiques et les remettre en liberté immédiatement, a déclaré Amnesty International, faisant valoir que selon certaines allégations les trois hommes ont été torturés pour leur extorquer des « aveux » diffusés à la télévision nationale. Les autorités gambiennes doivent abandonner les charges de sédition retenues contre trois opposants politiques et les remettre en liberté immédiatement, a déclaré Amnesty International, faisant val

The Gambia: Release political opponents who made TV ‘confessions’ under torture

Sedition charges must be dropped against three political opponents in The Gambia to make way for their immediate release, Amnesty International said, pointing to allegations the three men were tortured to “confess” on national TV. Sedition charges must be dropped against three political opponents in The Gambia to make way for their immediate release, Amnesty International said, pointing to allegations the three men were tort

The Gambia: Release political opponents who made TV ‘confessions’ under torture - 22 October 2013

Headline Title:  The Gambia: Release political opponents who made TV ‘confessions’ under torture Sedition charges must be dropped against three political opponents in The Gambia to make way for their immediate release, Amnesty International said, pointing to allegations the three men were tort Sedition charges must be dropped against three political opponents in The Gambia to make way for their immediate release, Amnesty International said, pointing to allegations the three men were tortured to “confess” on national TV. Media Node:  Gambia Story Location:  Gambie 12° 11' 48.6996" N, 13° 26' 50.1576" W “In The Gambia, criticizing the government often carries an enormous cost. Forcing political opponents to ‘confess’ to crimes on national TV seems to be the latest callous strategy by the authorities to prevent anyone from criticizing them. ” Source:  Lisa Sherman Nikolaus, Amnesty International’s The Gambia researcher. URL:  The Gambia: New bill stifles online dissent Description:  News, 5 July 2013 URL:  Activist freed - journalist still missing in The Gambia Description:  News, 14 May 2013

Gambie. Un nouveau projet de loi réprime la dissidence sur Internet

En Gambie, un nouveau projet de loi prévoyant de longues peines de prison et de lourdes amendes pour les personnes critiquant sur Internet des représentants du gouvernement représente une attaque scandaleuse contre la liberté d'expression, a déclaré Amnesty International. En Gambie, un nouveau projet de loi prévoyant de longues peines de prison et de lourdes amendes pour les personnes critiquant sur Internet des représentants du gouvernement représente une attaque s

The Gambia: New bill stifles online dissent

A new bill in the Gambia which could impose lengthy prison sentences and hefty fines for criticising government officials on the internet is an outrageous attack on freedom of expression, Amnesty International said. A new bill in the Gambia which could impose lengthy prison sentences and hefty fines for criticising government officials on the internet is an outrageous attack on freedom of expression, Amnesty I

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