Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Human Rights

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...

Journalists Assaulted, News Vehicle Burned at Kenyan High School

Kenya Television Network cameraman Bonface Kirera Magana is seen outside a hospital in Kyumbi, Machakos county, where he and other journalists went to receive...

Sudan: International Community Should Impose Sanctions on Transitional Authorities

Amnesty International today called on the international community to consider all forms of peaceful pressure, including targeted sanctions, on those members of the Sudanese...

UNDP Official Emphasis Need for Independent, Effective NHRC

By Momodou JarjuThe Deputy Resident Representative of the United Nation Development Programme (UNDP), Nessie Golakai-Gould, has emphasized the need for the National...

Distraught Wife Decries prolonged detention of husband

By Mustapha Jallow Mrs. Fatou Sanyang, wife of Warrant Officer Class 1 (WOC1) Ismaila Jammeh, has decried the detention of her husband for two years now without being brought...

ICC And UN Call To Mobilise Humanity Against Crimes

The International Criminal Court (ICC) today kicked off an campaign in support of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal 16: Peace, Justice and Strong...

Gambia Submits Human Rights Report to African Commission

Gambia on Thursday 2nd May 2019 submitted its first state report in twenty-five years on the African Charter on Human and People`s Rights to...

Gambia: Key Human Rights Concerns Highlighted In A Meeting With President...

During a meeting with President Adama Barrow in the capital Banjul today, Amnesty International delegates noted the major progress made in the two years...