Tag Archives: Freedom of Expression

GPU Urges President Barrow to Practice What He Preach

8 Mar

President Adama Barrow has repeatedly reassured journalists and the public his government will promote and protect press freedom and freedom of expression (Photo Credit: M.S.Joof/FPI/Feb 2017)

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YJAG Condemns Attack on Journalist, Calls for Media Boycott

7 Mar

The supporters of UDP, NRP, and GMC used vulgar terms against the journalist during the press conference in the presence of their party leaders, and after the press conference, they physically assaulted the journalist (Photo Credit: Kassim Oscar, Star FM)

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Hamat Bah ‘Harass’ Journalist At Press Conference

7 Mar

Local journalists who witnessed the event told FPI that Bah’s clap was meant to “harass the journalist.” (Photo Credit: SoutAfrica, 2011)

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Journalist Assaulted for Simply Asking Questions to Darboe, Fatty Tells Story

6 Mar

The supporters of UDP, NRP, and GMC used vulgar terms against the journalist during the press conference in the presence of their party leaders, and after the press conference, they physically assaulted the journalist (Photo Credit: Kassim Oscar, Star FM)

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Video: Mai Fatty Rhetoric Before Violent Attack on Journalist

6 Mar

After Fatty’s comments at a “press conference” at the UDP offices in Manjai Kunda on March 5, 2017, his and Darboe’s supporters attacked the journalist – tearing his shirt and inflicting bruises on his body (Photo Credit: M.S.Joof/FPI/2017)

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Gambia Alert: Supporters of UDP, NRP & GMC Assault Journalist Kebba Jeffang

5 Mar
The supporters of UDP, NRP, and GMC used vulgar terms against the journalist inside the press conference room in the presence of their party leaders, and after the press conference, they physically assaulted the journalist after the press conference. (Photo taken from Jephang)

The supporters of UDP, NRP, and GMC used vulgar terms against the journalist during the press conference in the presence of their party leaders, and after the press conference, they physically assaulted the journalist. (Photo Credit: Kassim Oscar/StarFM)

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UNESCO believes D.A. Jawo will be model for media independence

24 Feb
Mr. Jawo has been a member of the GPU for almost 40 years, serving as its president at some point. He also co-authored a book documenting the life of murdered journalist Deyda Hydara. (Photo Credit: Fatoumatta L. Sisay/Feb 2017)

Mr. Jawo has been a member of the GPU for almost 40 years, serving as its president at some point. He also co-authored a book documenting the life of murdered journalist Deyda Hydara. (Photo Credit: Fatoumatta L. Sisay/Feb 2017)

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