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Gambian journalist detained on contempt of court charges

July 11, 2012 3:31 PM ET

Abuja, Nigeria, July 11, 2012--A Gambian judge ordered the arrest of a journalist Tuesday on contempt of court charges, the third instance of a journalist being detained on such charges in as many weeks, according to local journalists.Police arrested...

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Journalist in Gambia fined on contempt charge

June 29, 2012 6:48 PM ET

Journalist Abdulhamid Adiamoh was convicted on a contempt-of-court charge on June 28, 2012, and was ordered to pay a fine of 100,000 dalasi (US$3,100) or serve six months in jail with hard labor....

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Journalist in the Gambia detained beyond legal limit

June 25, 2012 5:40 PM ET

Abuja, Nigeria, June 25, 2012--The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on the Gambian authorities to immediately release or charge a journalist who has been in detention without charge longer than the country's limit of 72 hours. Abdulhamid Adiamoh, the...

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Attaques contre la presse en 2009: Gambie

16 février 2010 0h44 ET

h7 {float:none;width:auto;height:auto;font-family:sans-serif;font-weight:normal; margins:5px;} Principaux développements •Le meurtre de Deyda Hydara non élucidé; le secret entoure ldétention de « Chief » Ebrima Manneh. •La pression nationale et internationale pousse le président Jammeh à cesser la répression. Statistique clé 6: Journalistes...

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Attacks on the Press 2009: Gambia

February 16, 2010 12:36 AM ET

h7 {float:none;width:auto;height:auto;font-family:sans-serif;font-weight:normal; margins:5px;} Top Developments•  Hydara murder unsolved; secrecy surrounds Manneh detention.•  Domestic, international pressure prompts Jammeh to halt crackdown. Key Statistic 6: Journalists jailed for sedition after saying president’s remarks on Hydara case were insensitive. Authorities jailed six journalists after...

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Seven Gambian press leaders arrested over Hydara reaction

June 16, 2009 4:06 PM ET

New York, June 16, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists called today for Gambia's national security agency to release seven journalists it arrested on Monday. The detainees include leaders of the country's press union and editors of newspapers that published a...

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Gambian journalist under arrest over false story

June 12, 2009 1:55 PM ET

New York, June 12, 2009--The editor of a private newspaper in the Gambia has been in police custody since Wednesday because of a story that falsely reported the sacking of two government officials, according to local journalists....

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Police charge editor with sedition

September 25, 2008 4:56 PM ET

JULY 20, 2008 Posted September 25, 2008 Abduhamid Adiamoh, Today HARASSED Police accused the managing director of the private daily Today with sedition on July 21, following his arrest and questioning three days earlier. Managing Director Abdulhamid Adiamoh told CPJ...

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