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  • GPU welcomes release of journalists, calls for re-opening of radio stations
  • The Gambia Press Union (GPU) welcomes the release of the four journalists arrested and detained by the police.

    Pa Modou Bojang of Home Digital FM and Gibbi Jallow, Ebrima Jallow and Madiou Jallow all of King FM were arrested on Sunday. They spent two nights incommunicado - without access to family or legal representation - at various police cells.

  • GPU Validates Research on Hate Speech in Gambian Media
  • The Gambia Press Union (GPU) in partnership with the University of the Gambia Students’ Union (UTGSU) on 18th September, 2021 reviewed and validated a study on the prevalence of hate speech in the Gambian media.

     

  • Journalists Sensitized on Tackling Hate Speech
  • The Gambia Press Union in partnership with Beakanyang and with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is conducting three sets of sensitisation workshops for journalists on hate speech.

  • GPU Trains 50 Media Workers on Contract and Salary Negotiation
  • The Gambia Press Union (GPU) conducted a two-day training on Contract and Salary Negotiation for 50 journalists, editors and media managers.

    The participants were trained in two sets of 25 each on the 10th and 11th September respectively at the Baobab Hotel Resort in Bijilo.

  • GPU Observe International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists
  • The Gambia Press Union on November 6, 2021 held a belated commemoration of the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists at the Paradise Suites Hotel in Kololi.

    The Day, usually observed annually on November 2, is internationally recognized by United Nations. It is meant to draw attention to the low global conviction rate for violent crimes against journalists and media workers

  • GPU Observe International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists
  • The Gambia Press Union on November 6, 2021 held a belated commemoration of the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists at the Paradise Suites Hotel in Kololi.

    The Day, usually observed annually on November 2, is internationally recognized by United Nations. It is meant to draw attention to the low global conviction rate for violent crimes against journalists and media workers

  • Gambia Press Union Receives 70 Press Jackets from US Embassy
  • The Gambia Press Union (GPU) has on December 2, 2021 received a donation of 70 press jackets from the United States Embassy in Banjul.

    The jackets were delivered by Susan Solomon, the Public Affairs Officer of the US Embassy, to the President of the GPU, Muhammed S. Bah, at the GPU Secretariat in Fajara.