Showing items tagged with 'gambia'
24 July 2019: Union movement continues to demand the end of impunity and justice for Deyda Hydara
10 July 2014: The All-Party Parliamentary Human Rights Group invites you to a panel discussion in support of civil society and human rights defenders in The Gambia
3 August 2011: The NUJ Glasgow Branch member Alieu Ceesay, an asylum seeking journalist, has been allowed to stay in the UK.
5 July 2011: Journalists and asylum campaigners are celebrating the news that NUJ member Charles Atangana has been granted refugee status seven years after he arrived in Britain from Cameroon.
4 September 2009: Six Gambian journalists who had been jailed for sedition have been pardoned by the country's president.
7 August 2009: Six journalists in Gambia have been convicted of sedition and face a two-year jail sentence.
21 July 2009: Dozens of protestors took part in a demonstration outside the Gambian High Commission in London to call for free speech and a free press in the west African county.
17 July 2009: Journalists in Glasgow will hold a vigil on Monday in support of seven colleagues in Gambia who are standing trial on charges of sedition.Journalists in Glasgow are planning to hold a vigil to support seven colleagues in Gambia who are standing trial on charges of sedition.
8 July 2009: The NUJ is backing a legal defence fund for seven Gambian journalists, including leaders of the local union, who face charges of sedition for criticising the country's president.
3 July 2009: The NUJ joined with Amnesty International and the TUC to hand in a letter of protest at the Gambian High Commission in London today.