members working in this country
- Most covered free expression issues in this country
On the eve of presidential elections in December 2016, the authorities shut down the entire internet and mobile networks across the country, supposedly to prevent the spread of false information
A UN report released in March found that state intimidation of journalists in the Gambia amounted to cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment or even torture.
Former online journalists tortured and released without charge on accusations of sending sensitive information to "enemies" of the government