Gambia: Jammeh regime warns of massive crackdown on online freedom

“The regime of Gambia’s despot Yahya Jammeh has given an indication of its readiness to fully implement the recently-passed draconian legislation which is meant to restrict online freedom.

Head of Civil Service and Minister of Presidential Affairs, Momodou Sabally, served notice of the government’s intentions to crackdown on online freedom at a meeting held on August 8, 2013, with religious leaders and cabinet members at the official seat of government, the State House.

The Minister, consequently warned Gambians, particularly the youth against participating in online campaigns against the government. “If you cannot say anything good about the country, then you should keep quiet,” he exclaimed.” continued…

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