Tag: Madi Jobarteh

Human Rights, News

GPU Urges Police to Drop Charges Against Madi Jobarteh

PRESS RELEASE (Banjul, The Gambia, 15 Nov., 2023) – The Gambia Press Union (GPU) is calling on the Gambia Police Force (GPF) to drop all charges against Madi Jobarteh, one of the country’s leading human rights activists. Madi is charged with “seditious intention”, “false publication and broadcasting”, and “incitement to […]

Human Rights, News, Opinion, Politics

Madi Jobarteh: “I Kept the Debate on Track. Halifa Tried to Divert it”

This debate is about the role played by the political parties and politicians that formed the Infamous 2016 Coalition when they assumed political power in 2017. The debate is not about what happened and who did what before 2017. In my press interviews at the funeral ceremony for Solo Sandeng, […]

Human Rights, News, Politics

Human rights activist Madi Jobarteh demands an apology from President Barrow

I Demand a Retraction and an Apology from the President. Today, 2nd August I received a letter from the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) conveying to me guarantees from the Gambia Government that they would protect “my fundamental human rights at all times in accordance with the Constitution and other […]