Gambia Press Union Statement on World Press Freedom Day, 3rd May 2021
This year marks the
30th anniversary of the Windhoek Declaration, which was developed by
African journalists pressing for a free, independent, and pluralistic African
press. The Declaration ultimately gave birth to the commemoration of World
Press Freedom Day in 1991.
The Civil Society Coalition on Access to Information commends President Adama Barrow for signing into law the Access to Information (ATI) Bill, after it was passed by the National Assembly on 1st July, this year.