The Gambia Vice President threatened job termination and replacement of teachers

The Gambia Vice President threatened job termination and replacement of teachers

07 Dec 2018, by Database Manager in CS Database

Incidents & Issues

The Vice President held a meeting with Teachers for Change and Network of Mission Teachers with the aim to ending their strike. He threatened job termination and replacement of teachers if they did not report to their schools on the 28th Sept.

Details of Occurrence

Country of OccurrenceGambia
Date of Occurrence26 Sep 2018
Legal FoundationsSection 25, subsections (1d), (1e) and (1f) of the 1997 constitution.
Rights ImplicatedThe striking teachers' constitutional rights of the freedom to demonstrate, associate and form unions, and to petition the Executive of redress of grievance, was threatened and held to a deadline by the VP.
Casualties

Nil

Region of Occurrence Gambia Nigeria

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