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The law and media in the Gambia

Amie Bensouda

The law and media in the Gambia

by Amie Bensouda

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Published by Media Foundation for West Africa in Legon, Ghana .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Amie Bensouda.
ContributionsMedia Foundation for West Africa.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 18p. ;
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21855435M
ISBN 109988790104
OCLC/WorldCa45672451

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Article19, an international organisation concerned with freedom of expression and media freedom has described the laws governing the Gambian media as “fundamentally flawed and incompatible with The Gambia’s obligations under international and. described the situation in the Gambia as “a trinity: the president, his party, and his government.” The law on criminal contempt and recent court actions serve as threats and, consequently, compel media practitioners to practice self-censorship on court matters for fear of being sent to jail.

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