Tag: independent

Editorial, Human Rights, Opinion, Politics

Senegambian Journalism Cannibalizes and Suffers with Little Hope for the Future

Fatoumatta: I will speak off the cuff. Also, I will say this to you. No amount of image laundering will save the face of the journalism profession in two neighboring countries, the Gambia and Senegal. I say this to my friends and relative journalists, and I will say this to […]

Good Book, Human Rights

IN COMMEMORATION OF WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY ” FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION IS FORBIDDEN HERE”Freedom of Expression is Forbidden Here. Delayed Democracy: How Press Freedom Collapsed in The Gambia.

Reviewed by Foday Samateh. “Six armed men wearing masks came to the printing works at 2:00 a.m., fired shots into the air, and ordered the employees to lie on the ground. One of them then set fire to the new press…completely destroying it.” The police didn’t investigate the crime much […]