Thursday, October 17, 2019

Editorial

The Challenges of the TRRC: Human Rights Activism and Transitional Justice

The Gambia is going through what has never been done in the past. Torture and extra judicial killings and murder have never been thoroughly...

The Relevance Of The TRRC

In a normal justice system, no one can compel an accused person to implicate himself or herself. The accused person is presumed innocent and...

The need to respect and uphold the objective of the TRRC:...

The TRRC is gathering evidence based on voluntary testimonies. The evidence is still fresh in the minds of loved ones and those given the...

Security situation in The Gambia under review

As Coalition 2016 becomes less and less a factor in controlling the security situation in the country, the external partners are beginning to show...

The Facts About The Hearing Of Amadou Sanneh’s Case

The ruling arises from an appeal on Amadou Sanneh’s case. When a lawyer like Mrs Rachel Mendy writes to question the report of a...

Prioritizing Law Enforcement

Every government in the world readily claims that it would show zero tolerance to crime. However, no nation in the world is crime free....

The Security Situation

Security is not only about law and order as assumed in the past. Protection of life and property goes beyond simply following, arresting and...

Uneasy Calm Saddles Kanifing Municipality

KM with a population of approximately 400,000 is the second largest administrative area in The Gambia. Its concentration of young people makes it absolutely...

Findings At Last On Detentions Without Trial And Disappearances Without Trace

Since families accepted interviews on the arrest and detention and disappearance without trace, Foroyaa has been exposing the plight of the victims and that...

The Fact And Fiction Behind Deyda’s Death

It has been long and stories were many but now confession has been made. The fiction could now be distinguished from the facts. The testimonies...

Do Political Parties Have Code Of Conduct For Their Members?

Citizens have a right to freedom of expression and freedom of association. The best form of expression and association is to say and associate...

Advice To The US President And Those Who Call Themselves Women...

As the Somali American representative from Minnesota battle against narrow nationalist prejudices based on her origin, Foroyaa is compelled to heighten the debate on...

Court Goes On Holiday With Remanded Prisoners In Cells

It is a fundamental principle that justice must be done and must be seen to be done. The Criminal Procedure Code aims to restrict...

Is There A New Party?

Foroyaa is constantly bombarded with information of the emergence of one political party or the other. In some cases, online messages are given of...

On The Resignation Of A President

Some people are contemplating the resignation of the president under the Gambian Constitution without advancing constitutional amendments. Under section 65 of the 1997 Constitution:...

The US House Of Representatives Saves The World From War

On Friday, the House of Representatives of the US imposed a ban on President Trump from using any federal funds in a war campaign against...

Chinese investment in The Gambia and Environmental Questions

Diplomacy with a human face rests on three fundamental pillars - state to state relationship, state to people relationship and people to people relationship.Investment...

ID Cards For All In How Many Years?

According to Immigration officials, 65,251 ID cards have been issued in eight months. Hence in a year one would expect one hundred thousand ID...

How Should A Nation Deal With Its Past?

How a nation is to deal with its past is a fundamental question that is now confronting the Gambian people. Events that happened 24...

The Courts Are The Bastion Of Justice And Stability

Where there is no justice there is no peace. Peace comes when one’s rights as a human being are fully respected and protected. Many...