Archives for posts with tag: Gambia

Watch Film Report: FIRST FEMALE PROSECUTOR OF ICC SPEAKS OF PROSECUTING SEXUAL VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN
Fatou Bensouda has become the first female prosecutor of the International Criminal Court & it coincides with UNWomen, (an agency of the United Nations) focus on countering gender based crimes & violence directed at women.
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/movie/first-female-prosecutor-of-icc-speaks-of-prosecuting-sexual-violence-against-women/31620Image

Blog Report: DEATH PENALTY IN SECRECY & LACKING DUE PROCESS, By Ambassador Mo
UNSG Ban Ki-moon should refuse to meet Gambia’s strongman Yahya Jammeh unless/until such heeds plea of UN officials to halt the executions. Not only do executions represent a dramatic setback for efforts to curb the death penalty, a UN objective, but from the evidence and descriptions provided regarding rule of law and transparency, such may constitute grave violations of international humanitarian standards/law.
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/death-penalty-in-secrecy-lacking-due-proces/55909Image

Blog Report: DEATH PENALTY AS NATIONAL HOLIDAY? By Ambassador Mo
Gambia’s long-term authoritarian ruler who took over in a military coup announced his prisons would soon/within month promptly execute all 47 men & women who were now on death row – after country had not carried out any executions for over 25 years. –MORE–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/death-penalty-as-national-holiday/55798Image