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(JollofNews) – From the lips of Interior Minister Ousman Sonko all pardoned prisoners are under close watch and liable to arrest. Recently pardoned prisoners by presidential prerogative of mercy...

(JollofNews) – The United States notes President Jammeh’s decision to pardon and release at least 200 prisoners and welcomes, in particular, his decision to release, after a lengthy period...

(JollofNews) – Many of the reported 200 detainees released from Gambia’s notorious Mile 2 prison in Banjul are trying to get out of the country as soon as possible in order to avoid being picked...

(JollofNews) – On July 23rd, 2015, Gambia’s Yahya Jammeh began releasing prisoners from some of the worst prisons in Africa. On the same day, President Barack Obama left Washington, DC. for...

(JollofNews) – Gambia’s criminal ruler, Yahya AJJ Jammeh, came to power through a military-backed overthrow on July 22nd 1994. Since then, he stationed himself as the world’s “Pharaoh”...

(JollofNews) – The release of at least 200 prisoners is a welcome step forward for human rights in Gambia, but should go further to release other prisoners of conscience still detained in the country...

(JollofNews) – Amnesty International has renewed calls for the immediate and unconditional release of a Gambian radio editor held incommunicado by the APRC regime of President Yahya Jammeh. ...

(JollofNews) – Reading the many commentaries on the mass release of prisoners by President Yahya Jammeh, one can capture the true essence of the Gambian character. ...

(JollofNews) – President Yahya Jammeh of the Gambia has used the 21st anniversary of his military coup to grant mass amnesty to political prisoners, murderers, rapists and drug dealers serving various...

(JollofNews) – The Committee to Protect Journalists holds Gambian authorities responsible for the safety and well-being of radio journalist Alagie Abdoulie Ceesay. ...