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Gambia Police Admit Capacity Gap in Human Rights

By Momodou Jarju The Deputy Inspector General of Police (IGP) has revealed that the Gambia Police Force (GPF) lack capacity in the areas of human...

NHRC Calls for Change on Antagonism between Police, Youth Esp.

By Momodou JarjuThe Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Emmanuel Joof, has made a clarion call for change to the antagonism people...

Child Marriage Remains Serious Issue in the Gambia

By Ndey SoweThe Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 6 (MICS6) 2018 findings have disclosed that “child marriage remains a serious issue in the Gambia”, adding...

“Victims Need Urgent Medical Attention” Victim tells TRRC

By Yankuba JallowMusa Kanaji, a victim of April 2000 countrywide students' demonstration on Thursday told TRRC they need urgent medical attention.Kanaji said he was...

19 Years On: Sainey Senghore Recollects Violent Students’ Demonstration

By Yankuba Jallow Nineteen years after he was shot by state security agents during a students’ demonstration on 10th April 2000, Sainey Senghore said on...

April 2000 Survivor Narrates Ordeal

By Yankuba JallowAssan Suwareh, a survivor of the April 2000 students’ demonstration has narrated his ordeal before the TRRC on Wednesday, 21st August 2019.Suwareh, who...

Victim Blames Yahya Jammeh for Loss of Lives in April 2000...

By Yankuba JallowAbdou Karim Jammeh, a victim of April 10 students’ demonstration has blamed Yahya Jammeh for the loss of lives during the violent...

April 2000 Rape Victim Narrates Ordeal

By Yankuba JallowBinta Minteh told the Truth Commission that she was raped when she was 15 by a man who identified himself as a...

“Jungler” Alieu Jeng Admits Participating in Killing of Several people

By Yankuba JallowAlieu Jeng, an erstwhile member of the Yahya Jammeh’s hit squad alias the “Junglers” has changed his earlier testimonies before the TRRC...

‘Ebrima Barry mercilessly beaten by firefighters’

By Momodou Jarju Lamin Jobe, who is currently an admin officer at the Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education, said Ebrima Barry,19-year-old student grade 10...

Senegalese Donated Funds Targeted for Victims’ Healthcare

By Mustapha Jallow  Abubacar Tambadou, the Minister of Justice on Friday August 16th disclosed during a dialogue with victims of the former Government, that Senegalese...

Who Is Counselling The Victims As The TRRC Proceeds?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Human rights defenders have the duty to counsel or demand for the counseling of traumatized victims and not to agitate them...

“Jungler” Jeng Admits Taking Part in Killing of Deyda, 40 Ghanaians

Warrant Officer Class 1, Alieu Jeng, a member of the “junglers” squadron has admitted before the TRRC that he has participated in the killing...

Justice Minister Holds Dialogue with Victims on Release of “Junglers”

By Mustapha Jallow & Nelson MannehAbubacar Tambadou, the Minister of Justice has on Friday held dialogue with victims of the 22 – year rule...

Police Inspector Admits Participating in Killing of Mile II Inmates

By Yankuba Jallow Inspector Lamin Sambou, a member of the defunct Patrol Team dubbed the “Junglers” squadron has admitted playing a part in the execution...

“Jungler” WO2 Sanneh Admits Participating in 5 Killings, 2 Tortures

By Yankuba JallowWarrant Officer Class 2 Pa Ousman Sanneh has admitted participating in the killing of five people and torture of three while serving...

Victims’ Center not-happy with decision to release ‘Junglers’

The Gambia Center for Victims of Human Rights Violations has issued a statement expressing dissatisfaction with the decision of the Justice Ministry to release...

“Ndure Cham Was Tortured” ‘Jungler’ Tells TRRC

By Yankuba JallowPa Ousman Sanneh, said the late Chief of Defense Staff Ndure Cham was tortured by his colleague ‘Junglers’ while he was captured...

Ex-Soldier, Now Policeman Denies Participating in Tortures & Killings

By Yankuba JallowA former soldier, now a policeman who admitted being a member of the ‘Junglers’ squad, has denied having participated in any of...

‘Jungler’ Ismaila Jammeh Admits Participating in Killing

By Yankuba JallowIsmaila Jammeh, a brother to Yahya Jammeh, an ex-President of The Gambia has admitted participating in tortures of people and in the...