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Events during November 2021

  • GPU Observe International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists
  • Nov 10, 2021
  • 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 Holds Annual National Forum on Safety of Journalists
  • Nov 10, 2021
  • The Gambia Press Union on November 6 held its annual National Forum on the Safety of Journalists at the Paradise Suites Hotel in Kololi.

    The forum brings together journalists to discuss their safety concerns and the improvements made in the area of safety.

    Since 2019, the GPU made significant efforts to improve the safety of journalists in preparation of the December 4, 2021 presidential elections and beyond.