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Gambia: women rights defenders freed on bail this morning

Wednesday 20 October 2010, by siawi2

http://www.wluml.org/node/6725

Women’s Human Rights Defenders in the Gambia and WLUML networkers, Dr. Isatou Touray and Ms. Amie Bojang-Sissoho, were freed on the morning of Wednesday 20 October, after paying a bail of 1,500,000 dalasi (local currency). Details of their trial will shortly be posted.

The WLUML network continues to urge that they are guaranteed their right to a free and fair trial in an independent and impartial court; security and dignity of person, and freedom from unlawful detention.WLUML also maintains that human rights defenders and other members of civil society must not be threatened, harassed, or prosecuted on the basis of their peaceable defense of the rights of others.

Please email/telephone and fax the authorities listed here: URGENT: Gambia: Women’s rights defenders Isatou Touray and Amie Bojang-Sissoho arrested and detained

Or choose the following:

Online action:

Gambia: Call for the release and fair trial of Dr. Isatou Touray and Ms. Amie Bojang-Sissoho