Yahya Jammeh who is the president of Gambia took over power by force in 1994 through a bloodless coup, now everyone in his country (Gambia) and also around the world expect him to do the right thing by conducting an election which would bring into the country a democratic government. 181 more words
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At the beginning of this year, President of the Islamic Republic of Gambia, Yahya Jammeh issued an executive decree ordering female civil servants to cover their hair during work hour. 49 more words
By Darren Smith, Weekend Contributor
President Yahya Jammeh, who has for twenty-one years served as Gambia’s president, declared his nation an Islamic republic claiming this action would serve to break from the nations “colonial past.” 311 more words
A Human Rights Watch report documents widespread human rights abuses in Gambia, which include the persecution of LGBT people.