Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Human Rights

AT THE TRRC: ...

By Yankuba JallowEx-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 JallowA 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 JallowTijan 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 JallowBubacar 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 JallowAn anonymous witness, testifying before the TRRC, has explained how ex-president Yahya Jammeh was made the leader of the Armed Forces Provincial...

Campaign Against Child Marriage, Teenage Pregnancy In URR

By Lamin FattyThe Regional Youth Committee of the Upper River Region on Friday January 11th 2019, organized a forum against child and teenage pregnancy...

PDOIS Leadership, Lawyer Darboe Refused Cabinet Offer in 1994 – General...

By Yankuba Jallow General Mamat O. Cham, an erstwhile member of the 1994 military has told the TRRC that Honourable Halifa Sallah and Samuel Sarr...

Ex-Secretary to Junta explains Cabinet Selection Process

By Kebba JeffangAn ex-senior member of Gambia Police Force, who served briefly as secretary to the junta after the military takeover in 1994, has...

AT THE TRRC: ‘July 1994 Coup Was Planned To Get Rid...

By Yankuba JallowRetired Captain Alagie Kanteh, an ex-spokesperson of the AFRPC, said the 1994 Military Coup was planned to get rid of the presence...

AT THE TRRC: Former Adjutant Officer Alleges Torture On Hydara, Sabally

By Yankuba JallowA former Adjutant of the Gambia National Army who was jailed in the aftermath of the July 22nd Coup Sheriff Gomez, has...

AT THE TRRC: I Commanded the July 1994 Coup D’état –...

By Yankuba Jallow Lieutenant Amadou A. Suwareh has told the Commissioners of the TRRC that he was the commander of the troops that overthrew the...

Sanna Sabally, Sadibou Hydara were Tortured in Mile II- witness says

By Yankuba JallowEbrima Ismaila Chongan, a former Deputy Inspector General of Police said Captains Sanna Sabally and Sadibou Hydara were tortured while they were...

TRRC: Ex Asst. Police Chief Explains Circumstances of July 1994 Coup

By Yankuba Jallow & Kebba JeffangHearing at the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) has started on Monday, January 07 with the testimony of...

How and why TRRC contracted QTV

Over the past several days the TRRC has had to manage a lot of controversy surrounding the award of a contract to QTV. One...

Nams Approve National Human Rights Commissioners

By Kebba SeckaThe fourth Ordinary Session of the National Assembly ended with an approval of five candidates as commissioners of the National Human Rights...

Aja Sanyang Released on Bail

By LouiseAja Sanyang, the Police Woman from Faraba Banta who was recently arrested and detained at Banjulunding Police Station, has been released on bail...

TRRC Prepares For Hearings

Commissioners and senior staff of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC), held a three-day working meeting to prepare for the start of hearings...

Six Soldiers in Detention for Months without Charge

By Mustapha JallowSix soldiers have been kept in detention for months without due process or access to legal representation in violation of section 19...

UN Secretary-General Message On Human Rights Day

10 December 2018‘Stand up for human rights’For 70 years, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights has been a global beacon – shining a light...