27 Sep Gambia: Three-Day Human Rights Capacity Building Workshop
The Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa has organized a three-day human rights workshop from the 25-27 of September.
“The Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA) has organised a three-day human rights capacity building workshop for The Gambia’s State Intelligence Services (SIS), formerly known as the National Intelligence Agency.
“The training workshop, held on 25-27 September 2017, brought together 40 SIS officers.
“Discussions, during the forum, included diverse and pertinent issues related to their functions, notably basic human rights concepts; fundamental rights in The Gambia’s Constitution; the right to personal liberty; prohibition of torture; arrest and search procedures; the rights of detainees; national security and human rights; as well as rights and treatment of women, children and non-national in conflict with the law. All topics were discussed within the contexts of Gambian and international law.”
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