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GPU condemns arrests and deportation of journalists, internet blockade

14 Dec

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Gambia Press Union (GPU) Statement on Press Freedom Situation During 2016 Presidential Election

14 Dec
GPU SG Saikou Jammeh Wednesday said the Union condemns, in the strongest terms, the arrest and detention of media practitioners during the elections. (Photo Credit: MSJoof/FPI/Dec2016)

GPU SG Saikou Jammeh Wednesday said the Union condemns in the strongest terms the arrest and detention of media practitioners during the elections. (Photo Credit: MSJoof/FPI/Dec2016)

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NIA Harass Reuters Journalists Covering Gambia Election

2 Dec
Mané and Gouegnon had been preparing to send a report on Jammeh’s voting in Banjul and the election process via the satellite. (Photo Credit: MSJoof/FPI/Dec2016)

Mane and Gouegnon had been preparing to send a report on Jammeh’s voting in Banjul and the election process via the satellite. Photo shows voters at Serekunda Lower Basic School (Photo Credit: MSJoof/FPI/Dec2016)

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Breaking: The Gambia Gets 3rd President in 51 Years

2 Dec
Mr. Barrow win the polls with a margin of 48, 416 votes. (Photo Credit: MSJ/FPI/Nov2016)

Mr. Barrow win the polls with a margin of 48, 416 votes. (Photo Credit: MSJoof/FPI/Nov2016)

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IEC Chairperson: The Results Will Be Accepted

1 Dec
There were minor problems as some voters had faced difficulty knowing at which polling station they should cast their votes as a result of the re-demarcation of some constituencies. (Photo Credit: MSJoof/FPI/Dec2016)

There were minor problems as some voters had faced difficulty knowing at which polling station they should cast their votes as a result of the re-demarcation of some constituencies. (Photo Credit: MSJoof/FPI/Dec2016)

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Jammeh Tells IEC Chair: Do What Is Right And Fear No One

10 Nov
In his 22-year grip on power, Mr. Jammeh has been accused of rights abuses and cracking down on his opponents. His supporters credit him for bringing “rapid development” especially on infrastructure. (Photo Credit: MENjie/MansaBanko)

In his 22-year grip on power, Mr. Jammeh has been accused of rights abuses and cracking down on his opponents. His supporters credit him for bringing “rapid development” especially on infrastructure. (Photo Credit: M.E.Njie/MansaBanko)

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Adama Barrow: Easy to Accept Polls If IEC Chairperson is Independent

9 Nov
The Gambia’s often repressed opposition are of the view that “no one candidate or political party can win against the incumbent” in a first past the post system of voting – which offers victory to a candidate with a simple majority of the total votes cast. (Photo Credit: MSJ/FPI/Nov2016)

The Gambia’s often repressed opposition are of the view that “no one candidate or political party can win against the incumbent” in a first past the post system of voting – which offers victory to a candidate with a simple majority of the total votes cast. (Photo Credit: MSJ/FPI/Nov2016)

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