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Privately owned radio station Taranga FM was forced to shut down by Gambian authorities. This may be a sign of things to come if Gambian President Yahya Jammeh stays in power after losing the December election.

Popular independent Gambian radio station Taranga FM was forced off the air by national security forces Sunday afternoon.
One radio station staff member told French news agency AFP on condition of anonymity "four National Intelligence Agency operatives and one police officer in uniform came to the radio station this (Sunday) afternoon around 2:30 pm and told us to stop broadcasting."

"They said they have been ordered by the director general of NIA, Yankuba Badjie, to tell us to stop broadcasting with immediate effect," the staff member added. He was not given a reason other than that security was only "acting on executive orders."
No radio staff members were arrested, according to one security source. "We only asked them to stop broadcasting and they cooperated with us. They have stopped broadcasting since in the afternoon," the source told AFP.
An AFP correspondent said the radio station was not broadcasting on Sunday evening.


 

 

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