U.S. Dept. of State Recognizes ‘Significant Positive Changes’ in Gambia’s Human Rights Climate

The United States Department of State has recently released its 2017 Human Rights Report, recognizing that The Gambia’s democratic transfer of power has resulted in “significant positive changes in the human rights climate.” The democratic transfer of power (in 2016) resulted in significant positive changes in the human rights climate. Among President Barrow’s first acts ...
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PAO Heird Awards Student Human Rights Advocates

On April 18, United States Embassy Banjul’s Public Affairs Officer, Janel Heird, presided over the finals of a human rights quiz at the Charles Jow Memorial Academy in Kanifing.  The PAO conferred awards on the student finalists and underscored that human rights education must be embedded in the everyday Gambian experience. The event was organized ...
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