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Musa Saidykhan and Ebrima Manneh: Justice Subverted by the State

In 2006, Gambian journalists Musa Saidykhan and Ebrima Manneh were separately arrested and detained by state agents in Banjul, Gambia. Saidykhan was subjected to brutal torture, while Manneh disappeared with little trace. The ECOWAS Community Court of Justice has issued judgements against the Gambia in both cases. To date, the Gambia has yet to comply with either ruling.

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Shan Dahar: A family's fight for justice

On 1 January 2014, Pakistani journalist Shan Dahar was shot by armed men and taken to a local hospital where he remained unattended until he succumbed to his injuries. More than two years later, none of the perpetrators have been brought to justice.

Country Backgrounder

20 December 2016


Why is Pakistan one of the most dangerous environments in the world for journalists and human rights defenders?
20 December 2016


Over the past few decades, freedom of expression has been one of the many victims of Colombia's civil war. Our No Impunity profile details the long road to justice and new hopes under the peace agreement.
23 October 2016

The Gambia

Our No Impunity country backgrounder provides an in-depth look at the freedom of expression situation in The Gambia as it existed under the rule of ex-President Yahya Jammeh.

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