Archive | February, 2018

IHRDA Organizes Human Rights Training for Gambia Drug Law Enforcement Officers

Banjul, 20 February 2018 The Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA) is organizing a three-day human rights training workshop for the Drug Law Enforcement Agency of The Gambia (DLEAG). The workshop runs from 20-22 February 2018 and brings together 35 officers from various parts of the country. Speaking at the opening of […]

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Re-Advertising: Recruiting Legal Intern/Fellow to support the Gambia Centre for Victims of Human Rights Violations

Banjul, 16 February 2018 Overview Within the context of its project to support the documentation of human rights violations committed by the Yahya Jammeh regime in The Gambia, and to facilitate advocacy for accountability and redress to survivors, the Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA) seeks to recruit a legal intern/fellow who […]

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Litigating Child Rights in Africa: IHRDA organizes training & case-identification workshop with West & Central Africa CSOs

Banjul, 13 February 2018 IHRDA is organizing a three-day training and case-identification workshop on child rights litigation in Africa with 20 child rights defenders from West and Central Africa, in collaboration with Plan International West Africa Regional Office. The workshop runs from 13-15 February 2018 in Dakar, Senegal. Topics covered include: the normative content of […]

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IHRDA Organizes Human Rights Training for Gambia Immigration Officers

Banjul, 5 February 2018 The Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA) is organizing a three-day human rights training workshop for Gambia Immigration Department (GID). The workshop that runs from 5-7 February 2018 brings together 35 officers from various parts of the country. Speaking at the opening of the workshop, Director-General of the […]

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Statement: IHRDA condemns unlawful arrest and detention of Dr Ismaila Ceesay, calls on Gambia Gov’t to uphold its human rights obligations

Banjul, 1 February 2018 IHRDA condemns the unlawful arrest and detention of Political Scientist, Dr Ismaila Ceesay, by The Gambia Police on 31 January 2018 for expressing an opinion on national security, published in The Voice Newspaper. According to the paper, Dr Ceesay had suggested in an interview that it was important for the President […]

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