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Rights Commission Recommends Gov’t to Refrain from Stifling Freedom of Speech

By Assan Bah The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has advised the government of the Gambia to refrain from stifling freedom of speech and the...

NHRC Advises GPF to Train Officers on Arrest, Detention Procedures

By Assan Bah The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in its 2023 State of Human Rights Report recommends the training of Police Officers on arrest...

Commission Urges Government to Investigate, Suspend, Prosecute State Agents Accused of...

By Assan Bah The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called on the government to investigate, suspend and prosecute state agents found wanting for maltreating...

NHRC chairperson details govt’s long silence over attempts to repeal anti-FGM...

By Momodou Jarju  The chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Emmanuel Daniel Joof has detailed The Gambia Government’s long silence over attempts to...

NHRC Advises Enforcement, Implementation of Anti-Corruption Act, NAO Recommendations

By Assan Bah The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has advised the Government of the Gambia to enforce the Anti-Corruption Act 2023 and to implement...

Human Rights Commission Urges Government to Investigate All  Murder Suspects

And Bring Perpetrators to Account By Assan Bah The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in its 2023 state of the Human Rights reporthas urged the Gambia...

Human Rights Advocate calls for Collective Responsibility

By: Kebba AF Touray The Executive Director of the African Center for Democracy Human and Rights Studies (ACDHRS), Hannah Forster has said promotion and protection...

African Commission to Hold Panel Deliberation on FGM

By: Kebba AF Touray The African Commission on Human and People’s Rights (ACHPR) has unveiled that as part of its upcoming ordinary session,it will be...

FPAC Adopts Reports of Janjangbureh Area Council with Reservations

By: Kebba AF Touray The Finance and Public Accounts Committee of the National Assembly (FPAC) yesterday Thursday, 9 May 2024, considered and adopted the activity...

ACHPR Briefs Media Ahead of 79th Ordinary Session

By: Kebba AF Touray The African Commission on Human and People’s Rights (ACHPR) on Wednesday, 8May 2024 held a press-briefing with media practitioners at its...

 Ombudsman Unveils Alleged Maltreatment of Prisoners

By: Kebba AF Touray The 2022 activity report and financial statements of the Office of the Ombudsman has unraveled alleged maltreatment of prisoners in Mile...

PAPEV defines priorities in national Child Protection System

By Amadou Manjang Project Steering Committee of Project to Support the Protection of Children Victims of the Violation of their Right holds workshop to...

President Barrow Meets Delegation of Victim Led Organisations of Human Rights...

Information received from State House has indicated that a delegation of the Alliance of Victim Led Organisations paid a courtesy call on President Adama...

NAATIP Expose Magistrates to Human Trafficking Issues

By Sariba Manneh In their unrelenting advocacy to raise awareness and strengthen the capacities of people on issues related to human trafficking, the National Agency...

UN Agencies, others express concerns over FGM Bill

UNICEF, UNFPA Alarmed By Proposed Repeal of Law Banning FGM in The Gambia The UNICEF representative in The Gambia, Nafisa Binte Shafique, and the UNFPA...

“Who Feels It, Knows It”

FGM Survivor Says By Makutu Manneh Penda S. Bah, a survivor of FGM, said the message she wants to send to Members of the National Assembly...

NHRC Chairperson Says Empowering Women, Girls Should Be the Debate, Not...

By Makutu Manneh Emmanuel Daniel Joof, the Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), said the empowerment of Gambian women and girls should be...

NHRC Chairperson Urges Action against Ongoing Child Rights Violations

Sariba Manneh In his address delivered at the PAPEV Phase II Launching Ceremony and Steering Committee Meeting, Emmanuel Daniel Joof, the Chairperson of the National...

Inside Gambia’s Immigration Racket

By Yankuba Jallow Foroyaa’s eight-month investigation has revealed that some personnel of the Gambia Immigration Department (GID) have been unlawfully taking money from other West...

“Access to Justice is a Fundamental Human Right”

By Nelson Manneh Commissioner Emmanuel Daniel Joof, the Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), said access to justice is a fundamental human right. The...