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Parliament Adopts Stringent Anti-Homosexuality Law (September 16, 2014) by Hanibal Goitom

On August 25, 2014, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly adopted the Criminal Code (Amendment) Act, ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; LGBT rights
Jurisdiction: Gambia

National Assembly Approves Renewable Energy Legislation by Unanimous Vote (December 18, 2013) by Hanibal Goitom

On December 12, 2013, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly unanimously adopted the Renewable Energy Bill, ...

Topic: Energy; Energy efficiency and conservation; Taxation
Jurisdiction: Gambia

Newspaper Staff Members Arrested (February 05, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On January 18, 2013, three senior administrators at Gambia's Daily Observer newspaper were arrested ...

Topic: Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Gambia

Seven Death Sentences Upheld (October 23, 2012) by Constance Johnson

On October 19, 2012, the Gambia Supreme Court upheld the treason convictions of seven men, including ...

Topic: Capital punishment
Jurisdiction: Gambia

Death Penalty Impositions Temporarily Halted (September 18, 2012) by Constance Johnson

On September 14, 2012, Yahya Jammeh, President of The Gambia, set a temporary moratorium on executions ...

Topic: Capital punishment
Jurisdiction: Gambia

Report of Official Executions Being Carried Out After Long Hiatus (August 30, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

Amnesty International (AI) reported on August 24, 2012, that it had "received credible reports" of nine ...

Topic: Capital punishment
Jurisdiction: Gambia

Editor Punished by Court (July 03, 2012) by Constance Johnson

On June 28, 2012, newspaper editor Abdulhamid Adiamoh, a Nigerian citizen, was sentenced by a court ...

Topic: Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Gambia

Death Penalty for Drug Offenses Abolished (April 11, 2011) by Hanibal Goitom

It was reported on April 6, 2011, that the 53-member unicameral Gambian National Assembly amended three ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Gambia

Consolidated LAWS OF THE GAMBIA Through 2009 Issued (February 17, 2011) by Hanibal Goitom

It was reported on February 14, 2011, that the Gambian government has published consolidated laws of ...

Topic: Legal systems
Jurisdiction: Gambia

National Assembly Approves Amendment to Anti-Human Trafficking Law (October 13, 2010) by Hanibal Goitom

On October 4, 2010, the 53-member unicameral Gambian National Assembly unanimously approved the Trafficking in Persons ...

Topic: Human trafficking
Jurisdiction: Gambia

Anti-Hoarding Bill with Stringent Provisions Enacted (July 01, 2009) by Hanibal Goitom

On June 23, 2009, the Gambian National Assembly passed the Hoarding Prohibition Bill of 2009, a ...

Topic: Commerce
Jurisdiction: Gambia

Application of Anti-Terrorism Law Expanded (May 02, 2008) by Hanibal Goitom

It was reported that The Gambia's National Assembly recently ratified an Anti-terrorism bill that expands the ...

Topic: Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Gambia

Constitutional Law (February 02, 2008) by Hanibal Goitom

The Gambia's Supreme Court recently dismissed a case brought jointly by two opposition parties, the United ...

Topic: Constitution
Jurisdiction: Gambia

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Last updated: September 16, 2014