press freedom, journalist arrest, 3 Years Jotna,

  • 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 Board, Staff Trained on Legal Assistance, Membership Welfare Policies
  • The executive board and staff of the Gambia Press Union (GPU) on 23rd April, 2020 ended a day-long training on the Legal Assistance, and Membership Welfare policies. The training intended to increase the knowledge and understanding of the participants of the two policies and how they could be effectively implemented.

  • World Press Freedom Day 2021 Statement
  • 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.