Seven Gambian journalists are charged with seditious publication for reprinting a press union statement criticising President Yahya Jammeh.
- Two former military chiefs in The Gambia are charged over an alleged plot to remove President Yahya Jammeh from office in 2006; critics say the government is manipulating coup allegations for its own gain.
- Charges occur in The Gambia's attempted coup d'tat to overthrow President Yahya Jammeh.
- Six Gambian journalists jailed for criticising President Yahya Jammeh are freed.
- An online petition is launched after President of The Gambia Yahya Jammeh threatens to kill human rights workers that "destabilise" the country.
- A mass grave containing the bodies of 12 people is discovered in The Gambia. The victims were allegedly killed in 2005 by paramilitary forces controlled by former president Yahya Jammeh, according to human rights groups.