Category: Letters

When shall Gambia gov’t bring the killer(s) of Haruna Jatta to book? Dear editor, Huruna Jatta, a native of Kanilai village and a precious soul of The Gambia, was allegedly gunned down my Ecomig-Senegalese soldier in a peaceful protest staged by the people of Kanilai to show their discontentment in the high presence of Ecomig…

Stop the tribal lynching! Dear editor, I am not convinced. About the reasons for public displays of raw anger, insults and inflammatory statements – drums of war. I am NOT convinced. Wasn’t the Courts meant to restore sanity? Instead, what we have is an embarrassing display of profanity, animosity, ethnicity and, massaging autocracy – the…

My one Butut on #OccupyWestfield Dear editor, You may disagree with the whole idea or rationale behind #OccupyWestfield. You may shout from the rooftop “Down with OccupyWestfield”. It is your right. It is to dissent, to disagree. But you cannot insist the organiser(s) cannot shout #OccupyWestfield or even go to occupy Westfield. That would be…