The Centre for Human Rights expresses deep concern over the political situation in The Gambia, and calls for stronger South African engagement 

With the inauguration of the President-elect of The Gambia scheduled for 19 January 2017, the situation in that country is of grave concern to us, as it is to many fellow Africans.   The Centre for Human Rights makes the following calls: President Jammeh must accept the outcome of the results of the presidential election […]

Jammeh’s set to depart Gambia amidst military intervention ..

According to reports from the The Gambia, President Yahya Jammeh’s presidential jet is fueled and parked in the middle of the Tarmac with instructions to his South African pilot to be onstandby. Morocco and Nigeria offered the outgoing president conditional asylum in their countries if he accepts the election result and respect the wishes of […]

Gambia’s Yahya Jammeh declares a State of Emergency

Just days before his tenure ends, #Gambia president #Yahya #Jammeh declares a state of emergency. According to documents released by the National assembly of The Gambia, the state of public emergency will last from January 17 to April 17 2017.  This resolution came into effect as Ecowas regional bloc plans a military intervention as a […]