Fabakary B. Ceesay is an investigative journalist, based in Serrekunda, The Gambia.

Fabakary is specialised in investigative and Human Rights Violation reporting with more than 15 years of experience in the journalism field.

Ceesay is also a career reporter in corruption matters and covered Court proceedings and did lots of reporting on migration within West Africa.

Ceesay was a stringer for BBC focus on Africa and a correspondent for Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), based in Accra, Ghana.

Currently, he is the focal person for West African Human Rights Defenders Network (WAHRDN), in Lome, Togo.

His work is to investigate, gather information, and expose gross human rights violations, corruption, and the economic situation of West African citizens to avert their attention from irregular migration to self-development within their countries of origin.

Basic information

Fabakary Ceesay
Advocacy and Lobbying, Migration, human rights violations, corruption, economic situation of West African citizens

Supported projects

The myth of EU migration policy against criminal networks

  • Human Rights
  • Migration
  • Politics
  • Trafficking

SERREKUNDA - Irregular migration from West Africa to the Spanish Canary Islands has risen from 2,700 boat refugees in 2019 to over 23,000 in 2020. This has caused a great deal of social and political concern.