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Who Killed Deyda Hydara?
Hydara was an advocate of press freedom. On December 16, 2004, Hydara was killed in his car by unidentified gunmen; two of his colleagues were also injured. As of 2006, his murder remains unsolved.
Where is Journalist Chief Manneh?
Gunmen who are still at large killed the late Deyda Hydara,a Gambian journalist and publisher of The Point newspaper,in a drive-by shooting on the night of Thursday,16 December 2004. In this very readable and absorbing account of his life,beliefs and achievements,two journalist colleagues who worked closely with the late Deyda Hydara provide an invaluable and well researched book for all those interested in contemporary African affairs,and in the struggle of the modern African press especially in their pursuit of the right to freedom of expression and in the fight against corruption,tyranny and for human progress.