Sunday, September 15, 2019

Human Rights

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 MamburayThe 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 SinghatehFire 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 JallowKasamanding 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 JallowThe 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 JallowSix 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 JarjuAs 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...

Former Soldier Begs Forgiveness for Torturing Senior Officers

By Momodou Jarju Pa Modou Sarr, former Gambian soldier, has apologized to Gambians and his senior in particular Lt. Colonel Babucarr Sanyang, for torturing him...

Human Rights Commission Denounces Caste Discrimination

The National Human Rights Commission of The Gambia (NHRC) has strongly condemned the discrimination of so-called slaves by so-called nobles in various parts of...

AT THE TRRC: Witness Alleges Former Governor Ordered For Her Arrest,...

By Momodou JarjuAt Monday June 17th hearing of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC), third witness Binta Kuyateh who hails from the...

At The TRRC: Tearful Witness Details Heinous Mistreatment Meted On Her,...

By Momodou JarjuThe United Democratic Party’s (UDP) Janjanbureh Chairperson Tata Camara, has detailed the inhumane and heinous harassment meted on her and her family...

Dr. Ceesay Says He Was Part Of The UDP Convoy

By Yankuba Jallow Dr. Sheriff Alagie Lamin Ceesay has told the TRRC that he was part of the UDP convoy during the 1996 presidential elections...

Ex-member of ‘UDP Democracy Truck’ Admits Damaging Vehicle

By Yankuba Jallow While giving testimony before the TRRC, Omar Darboe of the defunct ‘UDP democracy truck’ admitted damaging a truck in Farafenni during the...

TRRC: UDP’s Treasurer Alleges Torture at NIA

By Yankuba JallowAmadou Sanneh, the national treasurer of the United Democratic Party has on Tuesday made a detailed testimony about his treatment at the...

UDP Leader Explains His Hideout During July 22nd Coup

By Yankuba JallowLawyer Abubacar NM Ousainou Darboe, the party leader of the United Democratic Party (UDP) has told the TRRC that he went into...

‘It Is Not Our Wish To Detain ‘Jungulers’ Beyond 72 Hours’...

By Mustapha JallowMajor Lamin K. Sanyang, the Army Spokesperson on Monday June 10th 2019 said it has never been GAF’s wish to detain soldiers who are...

Residents of Kerr Mot Hali Continue to Seek Justice from Government

By Yankuba JallowResidents of Kerr Mot Hali still continue to seek justice from the Government of The Gambia.The residents of this community are currently...