Information on the 22 July coup d'état and its aftermath [GMB18435.E]

For information on this topic, please refer to the attached documents.

This response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum.


Africa Research Bulletin [London]. 1-31 July 1994. "Gambia: New Government Following Coup," pp. 11505, 11518-19.

New African [London]. September 1994. "Gambia Coup Devours its Children," p. 38.

West Africa [London]. 29 August-4 September 1994. "Anatomy of a Coup," pp. 1502-3.

. 8-14 August 1994. "The Gambia: After the Coup," p. 1388.

. "Gambia: Arrests in Banjul," p. 1395.

. 1-7 August 1994. "Ousted Jawara Flees," pp. 1346.

. "In the Run to the Coup," pp. 1347-48.