17th May 2015
Gambian President condemned by US for threat to slit gay mens’ throats 24
5:16 PM — The US National Security Advisor has condemned comments made about Gambian President Yahya Jammeh about slitting the throats of gay men.
13th May 2015
Gambian President threatens to ‘slit the throats’ of gay people 46
8:25 AM — The President of Gambia has threatened to slit the throats of any gay people in his country.
30th December 2014
Coup attempt against anti-gay Gambian president fails 5
7:46 PM — An apparent attempted coup against the adamantly homophobic Gambian president has failed as gunshots were heard at the early hours of this morning.
24th December 2014
US: Gambia stripped of special trade status over anti-gay law 19
3:10 PM — The US has stripped Gambia of its special trade status, after the country introduced an anti-gay law.
23rd December 2014
Gambia: Three men arrested accused of ‘homosexual acts’ 25
11:23 AM — Three men have been arrested in Gambia accused of "homosexual acts".
10th September 2014
Amnesty urges Gambian President to reject anti-gay law 1
4:47 PM — Amnesty International has criticised a Gambian law which would make "aggravated homosexuality" publishable by life imprisonment.
9th September 2014
Gambia: Bill passed to allow life imprisonment for gays 46
8:47 AM — A Gambian politician has said the country is soon to adopt a law which allows life imprisonment for those found guilty of crimes linked to being gay.
18th February 2014
Gambian President Yahya Jammeh: Gays are ‘vermin’ and should be treated worse than mosquitoes 110
8:07 PM — Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has referred to gay people as "vermin", saying they should be dealt with in the same way as mosquitoes which "cause" malaria.
10th October 2013
Gay rights campaigners to protest today outside Gambian High Commission in London 3
11:34 AM — A protest is taking place this afternoon outside the Gambian High Commission in London in response to last month’s homophobic remarks by Gambia’s President.
11th October 2012
Gambian president: I’ve ‘cured’ 68 HIV patients 31
3:39 PM — Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has once again made outspoken remarks about HIV and is repeating claims that he can treat the virus with herbs.
22nd April 2012
Gambia: We will not “cave in to pressure on homosexuality” 141
9:42 PM — The President of Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, has warned foreign diplomats that his country would not be "bribed" with or dictated by promise of aid to accept homosexuality.
12th April 2012
Two women and a man arrested in the Gambia on gay charges 18
10:23 AM — Three people have been arrested in the Gambia this week on indecency charges related to homosexuality.
15th February 2012
Gambian president: Gay rights ‘destroy culture’ 65
1:25 PM — Yahya Jammeh, the President of the Gambia, has said those who think gay rights are human rights in the African state are making a "great mistake".