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.
Gambia Press Union, with support from United Nations Development
Programme, held three sets of trainings with journalists from the Print,
Online, Commercial Radio, TV and Community Radio Broadcasters on Post
COVID-19 to promote peace and positive messaging.
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.
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.
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