Residents of Sanyang are planning a major demonstration today at 3:00 PM Gambian time, according to informed sources. Police have been deployed at the demonstration site, our sources added.
Residents are planning to demonstrate against the Chinese Golden Lead Fishing Factory. The company has been accused of environmental pollution and endangering Gambia’s ecosystem.
Golden Lead faces similar environmental exploitation charges in Gunjur. Environmental activists in Gunjur have been protesting against the company. Repeated calls for the company to relocate its fish processing site has fallen into deaf ears.