International report: Gambia – a climate of fear

Geneva-Paris, July 22 2011 As The Gambia celebrates its national holiday the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) and the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), publishes an international fact-finding mission report on the situation of human rights defenders in The Gambia. Human … Læs mere International report: Gambia – a climate of fear

Ten new Canon cameras to The Gambia

In our efforts to collect secondhand and new equipment to ship to our colleagues in Gambia, we recently received great support from Canon Denmark, who donated ten digital cameras.  The cameras consist of four different models and have been used for press-presentations but are all in mint condition in original boxes. We have bought memory … Læs mere Ten new Canon cameras to The Gambia

Exiled writer on freedom and democracy

The Gambian writer Seedy Bojan, who lives in exile in Denmark, has written his seventh book that epitomize a string of attacks on press freedom in Africa. The book is entitled “Our Tears And Sorrows” and will be published and released in the USA in August 2011. In June 2011 Frederiksberg Municipality celebrated that it is “friby” (free … Læs mere Exiled writer on freedom and democracy

Gambia Press Union’s triennal congress

After three years of turbulence and great developments, Gambia Press Union held its triennial congress on June 24-26 2011. The title was “Strengthening the Gambia Press Union: A detailed analysis of the past, the current situation and actions to confront future challenge”. Colleagues and friends were gathered to discuss, take stock and reflect on the activities, … Læs mere Gambia Press Union’s triennal congress