Aminata Le Bas/CPJ Africa Program Intern

Aminata Le Bas, an intern in CPJ's Africa program, is a Master’s Candidate in International Relations at Institut d'Etudes Politiques (Sciences Po) of Aix-en-Provence in France. Aminata has lived in Burkina Faso as well as France and speaks French, German and English.

Amnesty International campaigns in front of U.S. Congress. (Ilona Kelly)

U.S. senator again presses Gambia on missing journalist

On Thursday, U.S. Senator Richard Durbin sent a letter to Gambia’s justice minister, Edward Gomez, renewing his appeal for the release of local journalist Ebrima “Chief” Manneh. Manneh disappeared more than five years ago after security agents seized him at the offices of his newspaper, the Daily Observer.

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