Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Human Rights

Warrant Officer Class 2, Babucarr Njie Testifies Before TRRC

By Yankuba Jallow & Momodou Jarju Baboucarr Njie commonly called Njie Ponkal or Chebb by some of his colleagues in the Gambia National Army has...

Former Detective Testifies On Koro Ceesay’s Death

By Momodou Jarju  Pa Abibou Mbye, an ex-Crime Management Coordinator (CMC) during the reign of the defunct AFPRC Government, has told the TRRC that Ousman...

Police Release Lamin Senghore on Bail

By Mustapha Jallow A resident of Bundung and former agent of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Lamin Senghore, who had spent four days in detention...

Paramount Chief Faults AFPRC in Koro Ceesay’s Death

By Momodou Jarju The Paramount Chief of The Gambia, Muhammed L. K Bojang, has accused the Armed Forces Provisional Ruling Council (AFPRC) of killing the...

AT THE TRRC: Major Fatty Admits Maltreating Soldiers

By Momodou Jarju Major Lamin Fatty, has admitted to the Truth, Reconciliation and ReparationS Commission (TRRC), that he maltreated Momodou Njie, a former medic, ex-corporal...

April 10 Survivor Recollects Ordeal

By Nelson Manneh Abdoukarim Jammeh, one of the survivors of the April 10th and 11th students’ uprising, recollects how he and his colleagues were...

TRRC Witness Denies Participating in Murder of Lieutenant Fafa Nyang

By Yankuba Jallow Baboucar Mboob, a former member of the GNA has on Tuesday told the TRRC that he did not participate in the murder...

TRRC: Witness Explains How Sanna Sabally Rescued Him From Singhtey’s Wrath

By: Yankuba Jallow Ex-Corporal Alagie Kebbeh, has told the TRRC that Captain Sanna Sabally saved him when Captain Edward Singhatey attempted to kill him. Kebbeh mentioned...

TRRC: Lead Counsel Labels Witness as a Liar

By: Yankuba Jallow Essa M. Faal, the lead Counsel for the TRRC has on Monday 8th April 2019 labelled Lamin Senghore, a witness who appeared before...

TRRC Visits Janjangbureh Prisons

By Yankuba Jallow The Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) have on Wednesday 3rd April 2019 visited Janjangbureh Prisons. The TRRC delegation was received by Commissioner...

TRRC Visits Fajara Barracks, NIA Secret Detention Center

By Yankuba Jallow The Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC), on Tuesday April 2nd 2019, visited Fajara Barracks, Jeshwang Juvenile Wing and a secret detention...

AT THE TRRC: Witness Admits To Torturing Lieutenant ‘Dot’ Faal,...

By Yankuba Jallow / Momodou Jarju  Ensa Mendy, a soldier of the Gambia Armed Forces, has admitted to have participated in foiling the 11th November...

TRRC: Soldier Admits Torturing Lieutenant ‘Dot’ Faal, Others

By Yankuba Jallow & Momodou Jarju Ensa Mendy, a soldier who has participated in foiling the 11th November 1994 coup has admitted torturing Lieutenant Abdoulie...

TRRC: Witness Says They Were Fooled on Koro Ceesay’s Death Day

By Momodou Jarju Captain Amat Jangum has on Thursday the 28th March told the TRRC that retired Captain Yankuba Touray fooled them to enable the smooth...

November 11 Victims’ Wives Testify On Their Demise

By: Yankuba Jallow and Makutu Manneh The ex-wives of late Lieutenant Basirou Barrow, Lieutenant Abdoulie ‘Dot’ Faal and Lieutenant Abdoulie Bah have on Wednesday appeared...

‘Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital Nurses Are Paid Less’

By Ndey Sowe Sanna Darboe, the deputy Spokesperson of the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital (EFSTH) nurses association said Nurses at the Major referral hospital...

Witness Critical of President Barrow’s Reinstatement of Soldiers

By Yankuba Jallow & Makutu Manneh Modou Lamin Bah, an erstwhile orderly to ex-Chief of Staff Baboucar Jatta, has expressed dissatisfaction over the manner Government has...

Alagie Kanyi Betrayed November 11 Coup Plotters –Witness Says

By Yankuba Jallow & Makutu Manneh Modou Lamin Bah, an erstwhile private soldier has told the TRRC that Alagie Kanyi is unreliable because he cannot...

The Gambia Appointed Notorious Coup Maker as Army Chief- Witness told...

By Yankuba Jallow Sulayman Alieu Jack, an erstwhile Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Defense who is now Gambia’s ambassador to Ethiopia, has told the...

AT TRRC: Lt. Sanyang says alleged torturer still serves under GAF

By Yankuba Jallow Lieutenant-Colonel Baboucar Sanyang told the TRRC that his alleged torturer who nearly suffocated him to death in 1995, still serves in the...