Bai Emil Touray
Even though the European Union and the State Department urged the authorities in Banjul to drop the charges against us, they were reluctant to do so.
There cannot be media freedom when freedom of expression is at low ebb.
Bai Emil Touray is President of the Gambia Press Union. He began his journalism career with Citizen FM and has worked for several publications. Journalists in the Gambia work under a hostile environment which makes it very difficult for them to perform their duties.