Últimas noticias: Han sido puestos en libertad bajo fianzaDeclaración de WLUML sobre el Arresto de las Defensoras de los Derechos de las Mujeres en Gambia, Dra. Isatou Touray y Srta. Amie Bojang-Sissoho. 

Déclaration de WLUML et la Campagne mondiale «Arrêtons de tuer et de lapider les femmes » (Campagne SKSW) sur l’arrestation de Défenseuses des droits humains des femmes en Gambie, Dr. Isatou Touray et Mme Amie Bojang-Sissoho.
 

URGENT: Gambie : Les défenseures des droits humains des femmes Isatou Touray et Amie Bojang-Sissoho ont été interpellées et mises en détention. Déclaration de WLUML et la Campagne mondiale «Arrêtons de tuer et de lapider les femmes » (Campagne SKSW) sur l’arrestation de Défenseures des droits humains des femmes en Gambie, le Dr. Isatou Touray et Madame Amie Bojang-Sissoho.

BAOBAB for Women’s human Rights calls for the immediate unconditional release on bail of Dr. Isatou Touray and Ms. Amie Bojang-Sissoho, who were both alleged to be involved in fund misappropriation.

According to reliable reports from networkers in the Gambia who have visited Isatou Touray and Amie Bojang-Sissoho, the WLUML network is relieved to learn that they appeared well and in high spirits. Their lawyers had applied to the High Court for bail and the matter was set to be heard on Friday 15 October, but has been rescheduled for the original date of Wednesday 20 October.

According to reliable reports from networkers in the Gambia who have visited Isatou Touray and Amie Bojang-Sissoho, the WLUML network is relieved to learn that they appeared well and in high spirits. Their lawyers have applied to the High Court for bail and the matter is set to be heard today, Friday 15 October at 9:30 am.

As part of the British Government’s drive to cut costs and increase transparency, accountability and efficiency, the role, size and scope of government quangos have formed part of a broad Coalition Government review.

WLUML Statement on the Arrest of Women’s Human Rights Defenders in the Gambia, Dr. Isatou Touray and Ms. Amie Bojang-Sissoho:The WLUML network is deeply concerned to learn of the arrests of our colleagues Dr. Isatou Touray and Ms. Amie Bojang-Sissoho on Monday, October 11, 2010 by an officer of the National Intelligence Agency in the Gambia. According to reports received, they had been threatened and harassed prior to their arrest, before being held in police custody until being transferred to the Mile Two Central Prison on Tuesday, October 12, 2010.

Following publication of news about Nasrin Sotoudeh’s hunger strike in prison and her interrogations under duress, Shirin Ebadi, head of the Defenders of Human Rights Center, told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran that she is appealing to the world to object to the Sotoudeh’s arrest in order to help her. Ebadi also said she is deeply concerned about Sotoudeh’s health conditions.

La journaliste et militante des droits de l'Homme Shiva Nazar-Ahari a été condamnée à six ans de prison, notamment pour "conspiration" et "propagande contre le régime", selon son avocat cité dimanche par plusieurs journaux. Mme Nazar-Ahari, libérée sous caution la semaine dernière après neuf mois de détention, risquait la peine de mort pour avoir été accusée d'être "ennemie de Dieu" lors de son procès.

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