Friday, April 19, 2019

Human Rights

EX-Army RSM Testifies on Role of NATAG in 1994 Coup

By Yankuba Jallow Ex-Regimental Sergeant Major of the Gambia National Army (GNA) has on Tuesday the 19th February 2019, whilst testifying before the TRRC testified...

AT THE TRRC: Former Presidential ADC Accuses Former VP Sabally of...

By Yankuba Jallow Momodou Lamin Kassama, a former 'Aide-De-Camp' (ADC) to ex-president Jawara, accuses former Vice President Saihou Sabally of having a hand in the July...

Human Rights Commission Chair Committed to “NEVER AGAIN”

By Momodou Jarju Prime in the mandate outcome of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is to ensure they contribute to the “Never Again” maxim...

AT THE TRRC: Sainey Faye Gives Horrendous Account Of Torture By...

By Yankuba Jallow Sainey S. Faye, a detainee in October 1994, on Wednesday February 13th 2019, gave a horrendous account of the torture that was...

Barrow Urges NHRC to prioritize the poor, marginalized communities

By Momodou Jarju President Adama Barrow has urged the commissioners of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to prioritize the needs of the poor, marginalized...

AT THE TRRC: ...

By Yankuba Jallow Lamin Waa Juwara, a veteran politician who had served in both the PPP and APRC Governments, has explained before Commissioners of the...

Captain Bah Admits Torturing OJ in 1994

By Yankuba Jallow Captain Baboucar Bah of the Gambia Armed Forces testifying before the TRRC admitted torturing Omar A. Jallow, an ex-minister in the PPP...

MC Cham Explains His Torment By Security Agents

By Yankuba Jallow A veteran politician and former minister in the PPP regime, Momodou C. Cham commonly known as MC Cham has on Monday appeared...

OMAR TOURAY’s ARREST RELATED TO MONEY SCAM -Police Spokesperson

By Mustapha Jallow The arrest of Omar Touray of Gunjur is related to a money scam, not insulting the President, Assistant Superintendent of Police ASP...

TRRC Visits Victims’ Centre

By Nelson Manneh   The Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC), yesterday 5th February 2019, visited the office of the Gambia Center for Victims of Human...

Omar Touray Detained For More Than 72 Hours

By Hatab Nyang  Omar Touray, who was arrested on Thursday 31st January, 2019, is still held in police custody, beyond the 72 hours limit stipulated...

TRRC Updates General Public Towards Second ...

The general public is hereby informed that the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) has concluded its first session of hearings. This first session...

Witness Gives Graphic Account of his Torture by Security Agents

By Yankuba Jallow Batch Samba Jallow, a former exile Gambian has on Monday the 28th January 2019 given a graphic account of how he was...

OJ Faults PPP Gov’t and narrates his torture/condition in detention

By Yankuba Jallow Omar Amadou Jallow alias OJ has faulted the government of PPP for bringing Nigerian soldiers into the Gambia National Army. “The Jawara government...

AT THE TRRC: ...

By Yankuba Jallow Ex-Lieutenant Binneh Minteh of the Gambia National Gendarmerie, on Thursday January 24th 2019, explained to Commissioners of the TRRC, what led to...

AT THE TRRC: Ex-Captain Kambi Calls For Re-Structuring Of GAF

By Yankuba Jallow A former Captain in the then Gambia National Army (GNA) now the Gambia Armed Forces(GAF) in the person of Ebrima Baba Kambi,...

AT THE TRRC: Ex-Presidential Guard Under Jawara Gives Testimony

By Yankuba Jallow Tijan Touray, an ex-guard to former President Dawda Jawara, yesterday January 23rd, gave testimony before Commissioners of the TRRC, on his recollection...

AT THE TRRC: ...

By Yankuba Jallow Bubacar Jatta continues with his testimony at the TRRC and told Commissioners that Mile II Prisons should be condemned and a new...

TRRC Visits Mile 2 Prisons, Other Detention Centres

By Mustapha Jallow  In fulfillment of its mandate to unearth the truth regarding the 22 years of rights abuses and violations of the regime of...

Anonymous Witness Explains How Yahya Jammeh Was Made AFPRC Chairman

By Yankuba Jallow An anonymous witness, testifying before the TRRC, has explained how ex-president Yahya Jammeh was made the leader of the Armed Forces Provincial...