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.
The Gambia Press Union, GPU, on 24th March, 2020 reviewed and validated two policies: one on Legal Assistance, and another on Membership Welfare.
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.
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 Gambia Press Union (GPU) condemns in the strongest terms the
physical assault on a reporter for the online platform, Kerr Fatou, by
President Adama Barrow’s photographer.
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.