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Pa Modou Faal Testifies on 2009 Sedition Trial of 7 Journalists

By Yankuba Jallow Pa Momodou Faal, an erstwhile treasurer of The Gambia Press Union Tuesday appeared before the TRRC and gave account of his arrest...

Malick Mboob Explains Torture by ‘Junglers’ in the Freedom Newspaper Hacking

By Yankuba Jallow Malick Mboob, an erstwhile editor-in-chief of the defunct Daily Observer newspaper said he was used as a scapegoat in the Freedom Newspaper...

Journalist Recollects Hostile Conduct Meted on Former ‘Independent Newspaper’

By Momodou Jarju A former journalist of the defunct ‘Independent’ Newspaper Buya Jammeh, has disclosed the treatment meted out on the Newspaper he worked for...

Ndey Tapha-Sosseh Narrates Attempts to Extradite Her

By Yankuba Jallow Ndey Tapha-Sosseh, a one-time President of The Gambia Press Union (GPU) has alleged that the Gambia Government has made several times attempts...

Continuation of Saidykhan’s Hostile Experience Under Jammeh’s Regime

By Momodou Jarju In continuation of his testimony last Wednesday, Abubacarr Saidykhan, narrated that in February 2009 he was the Foroyaa journalists assigned to investigate...

‘State Media Was Jammeh’s Kingdom’ DA Jawo Tells TRRC

By Momodou Jarju The former Minister of Information and Communication Infrastructure, testified before the Truth Commission (TRRC) on Wednesday July 10th that the state media...

Detained Soldiers Clock 25 Days Without Charge

By Mustapha Jallow Six Gambian soldiers are in their 25th day in military detention without charge, and this is a violation of Section 19 of the 1997 Constitution of the Gambia. Effort were made to get the...

Abubacarr Saidykhan Recollects Hostile Experience under Jammeh’s Regime

By Momodou Jarju Former Foroyaa journalist, Abubacarr Saidykhan, Wednesday detailed his ordeal under the repressive rule of former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh that lasted for...

GPU S/G Concludes Testimony on Human Rights Violations on Media

By Yankuba Jallow Saikou Jammeh, the Secretary-General of the Gambia Press Union on Tuesday, 9th March, concluded his testimony on gross human rights violations meted out...

Standard’s Editor-in-Chief Recollects His Tortures Under Jammeh’s Rule

By Yankuba Jallow Lamin Cham, the editor-in-chief of The Standard Newspaper Monday testified on tortures he went through under the 22 – year rule of...

GPU Sec. Gen. Testifies On Human Rights Violation Of Journalists Under...

By Yankuba Jallow Saikou Jammeh, the Secretary-General of The Gambia Press Union (GPU) appearing before the TRRC has given a detailed narration of graphic tortures,...

Continued Detention Of Soldier Bothers Family

By Kebba Mamburay The continued detention of Ousman Sanneh (Pa Sanneh) of The Gambia Armed Forces, is a thorn on the flesh of his family. Speaking...

TRRC: Witness Testifies On How Executive Controlled The Legislature

By Yankuba Jallow Demba Dem, an ex-deputy for the APRC has given a detailed testimony with regard to the control the Yahya Jammeh led Executive...

Fire Outbreak At Bakoteh Dumpsite Scares Neighbours

By Madiba Singhateh Fire outbreak at the Bakoteh dumpsite last week, scared some of the neighbors close to the perimeter fence of the landfill. The fire...

Kasamanding Keita Narrates Her Unlawful Arrests, Detentions

By: Yankuba Jallow Kasamanding Keita told the  TRRC that she was arrested and detained at the Janjangbureh Prisons for 40 days under the instruction of Chief...

GAF sends Br. Gen Alagie Martin on administrative leave

By Mustapha Jallow The Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) have sent Brigadier General Alagie Martin on administrative leave, GAF spokesperson confirmed on Sunday. Major Lamin K. Sanyang said...

Six Soldiers Detained

By Mustapha Jallow Six members of the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF), have been arrested and detained at Yundum Barracks since on 15 June, 2018, army spokesperson...

AT THE TRRC: Commissioners Took Turns to Question Brig. Gen. Alagie...

By Momodou Jarju As a continuation of last Thursday’s sitting of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC), Commissioners took turns to engage Brigadier General...

2006 Coupists tortured to extract confessions at all cost- says Alagie...

By Momodou Jarju  Brigadier General Alagie Martin Thursday confessed his participation with colleagues in torturing soldiers arrested in 2006 for attempting to overthrow the government. Martin...

2006 Coupist Claims He Was Forced To Sign Forged Evidence

By Momodou Jarju  Lieutenant Colonel Bunja Darboe, who was among the plotters of the 2006 foiled coup, has claimed that he was forced to write...