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ICJ Unanimously Orders Myanmar To Stop The Genocide

The Republic of The Gambia has welcomed the unanimous decision of the International Court of Justice at The Hague on Thursday January 23rd 2020,...

Imam Baba Leigh Explains Encounters With Jawara’s, Jammeh’s Governments

By Yankuba JallowBaba Mouctar Leigh renown as Imam Baba Leigh on Wednesday, 22nd January 2020 explained his encounter with the governments of ex-presidents Sir...

Gambians should say no to dictatorship – witness tells TRRC

By Yankuba JallowExpert witness Professor Abdoulie Saine on Tuesday, 21st January 2020 has called on all Gambians to fight against self-perpetuating rule and dictatorship.Professor...

‘TRRC Heard Testimonies From 188 Witnesses In 2019’ Dr. Baba Galeh...

By Yankuba JallowDr. Baba Galleh Jallow, Executive Secretary of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC), said 188 witnesses have testified before the Commission...

TRRC’s Executive Secretary Calls on Women Victims to Come Forward, Testify

By Yankuba JallowTRRC’s Executive Secretary Dr. Baba Galeh Jallow, has reiterated the Commission’s call for more women victims to come forward to give their...

‘Civic Space Has Been Weakened And Is Shrinking’ Madi Jobarteh

By Ndey SoweMadi Jobarteh, a human rights defender and country representative for West Minster Foundation for Democracy (WMD), said tactics are employed to discredit...

Human Rights Commission Marks Human Rights Day

December 10 is observed every year as Human Rights Day. This is the date the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal...

“I represented the police in the witch-hunting exercise,” says Ex-Operations Director

By Yankuba JallowDismissed police commissioner Omar Jawo has admitted that he participated in the arrest of residents of Barra and Essau during the 2009...

Witch Hunting Exercise Ruins Lamin’s Dream of Becoming a Lawyer

By Yankuba JallowBranded as a witch at 16, Lamin Jobarteh became a school dropout as a result of the 2009 witch-hunting exercise.Born in 1993...

Woman Apportions Blame to Hunters for Her Baby’s Death

By Yankuba JallowNeneh Babou, a resident of Barra on Thursday, 5th December told the TRRC that she lost her 8 – month baby as...

Two Soldiers In Detention for 2 years without trial

By Mustapha JallowTwo Gambian soldiers are still under detention for 2 years now without any court trial, as GAF await directives for action to...

Victim Says His Son Died In His Absence

By Yankuba JallowA victim of the 2009 witch hunting exercise on Wednesday told the Commission his son, who was sick at the time he...

Survivor recollects torture of her husband by witch-hunters

By Yankuba JallowAdama Gassama, a survivor of the 2009 witch-hunting exercise Wednesday gave a detailed testimony of how his husband was abducted by witch...

Alkalo of Barra Testifies on his victimization by witch-hunters

By Yankuba JallowAlagie Babucarr Faye, the alkalo of Barra on Tuesday, 3rd December appeared before the TRRC to testify on his victimization by witch-hunters...

Widow Says Her Husband Was Captured by Witch Hunters

By Yankuba JallowAmie Njie, a wife to Lamin Sonko, who was a victim of a witch hunting exercise, on Monday, 2nd December 2019 told...

Victim Alleges She was Unlawfully Detained with her Baby

By Yankuba JallowNyima Jarju said she was detained in a cell with her 3 months baby and her mother in-law at the Sibanor Police...

Son Links Mother’s Demise to Concoction

By Yankuba JallowBuba Jarju, son of a victim of the 2009 witch hunting activity has on Wednesday, 27th November, told the TRRC that her...

Survivor alleges they were forced to admit they were witches

By Yankuba JallowMatty Sanyang of Sintet Village has told the TRRC that they were forced by witch-hunters to admit they were witches and wizards."The...

Sintet Woman Tells Truth Commission her Parents Were Forced To Drink...

By Yankuba JallowJarra Colleyhas told Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) that her two parents were captured by witch doctors and forced to drink...

Sintet Woman Tells Truth Commission She Became A High Blood Patient...

By Yankuba JallowFatou Darboe, a 60 – year – old survivor of the 2009 witch-hunting exercise has told the TRRC that she became a...