Friday, December 13, 2019

Human Rights

Nogoi Njie tells TRRC that she was brutally tortured

By Yankuba Jallow Nogoi Njie has told the TRRC that she was battered by NIA agents to an extent she sustained severe injuries. Njie, a member...

Protocol Alagie Ceesay Harps on Jammeh’s Sexual Relationships

By Yankuba JallowThe Chief of Protocol at the State House has on Monday, 28th October 2019, testified that his former boss President Yahya Jammeh used...

Witness accuses former President Jammeh of Attempting to Have Sex with...

By Yankuba JallowAn anonymous witness has on Monday, 28th October told the Truth Commission that former President Yahya A.J.J. Jammeh attempted to have sexual...

“We took the path of healing long time ago,” says Koro’s...

By Makutu MannehDr. Naffie Ceesay one of late Ousaman Koro Cessay's younger sisters has on behalf of her family, told journalists on Thursday 24th...

African Commission Launches Two Reports at its 65th Session

By Momodou JarjuThe African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights (ACHPR) has launched two reports at its 65th session on Thursday held at a...

Lawyer Darboe’s Praise Singer Testifies at TRRC

By Yankuba JallowA praise singer to the UDP leader Lawyer Ousainou Darboe has on Thursday, 24th October told the TRRC that she fainted in...

Experts Urge African Countries to Ratify Protocols on Older Persons, Persons...

By Momodou JarjuExperts from the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) have called on State Parties to ratify “the protocol on the...

April 14 Victim Recollects Graphic Torture

By Yankuba JallowFatoumata Camara, a victim of the 14th April 2016 UDP demonstration has testified before the TRRC about the torture meted out to her...

Ex-Orderly to Yahya Jammeh Recollects Torture, Unlawful Detention

By Yankuba JallowA long time orderly to former President Yahya Jammeh said he was tortured and detained for over a month on allegation that...

General Saul Badjie Commanded Arson Attack on Independent Newspaper

By Yankuba JallowA former orderly to former President Yahya Jammeh has told the TRRC that General Saul Badjie commanded the arson attack on the...

Deputy for Tallinding Testifies on her Horrific Torture at NIA

By Yankuba JallowThe National Assembly member for Tallinding has on Tuesday testified before the TRRC with regards to her victimization, as a result of...

TRRC Express Concern over re-victimization of victims of sexual violence

By Yankuba JallowThe Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission has on Tuesday, 22nd October issued a press release frowning against the re-victimization of victims of...

Singhatey Apologizes to Gambian for What the Wrongs they committed

By Yankuba JallowEdward Singhatey, a former vice-chairman of the defunct AFPRC regime has on Monday offered his apology to Gambians for the rights violation...

Edward Singhatey Denies Knowledge of Ousman Koro Ceesay’s Demise

By Yankuba JallowEdward Singhatey, a former chairman of the redundant AFPRC regime has on Monday denied having any knowledge about the alleged murder of...

Edward Singhatey Explains Circumstances Surrounding Sanna Sabally’s Arrest

By Makutu MannehEdward Singhatey, a former Minister of Defense during the military Government has on Monday explained in detail the circumstancse surrounding the arrest...

“Sanna Sabally Was Arrested Because Of Fear” Says Singhatey

By Yankuba JallowEdward Singhatey said Yahya Jammeh feared Sanna Sabally so much so that he ordered for his arrest.The three were members of the...

Edward Singhatey Admits Killing Several Soldiers, Torture of Civilians

By Yankuba Jallow & Nelson MannehEdward Singhatey has admitted responsibility for the killings of several people and torture of politicians at Mile II during...

Edward Singhatey Explains Why they Overthrow PPP Government

By Yankuba JallowFormer Vice-Chairman of AFPRC has explained why they toppled the PPP’s government on the 22nd July 1994 in a bloodless coup.“We were motivated...

Singhatey Admits Several Human Rights Violations by Junta

By Yankuba JallowEdward David Singhatey, a former vice-chairman of the defunct AFPRC government has admitted their military government has committed several human rights violations.Singhatey,...

“Police Investigation Frustrate Victims” Gender Activist told TRRC

By Yankuba JallowHaddy Mboge, an activist against sexual and gender based violence and a women’s rights activist has told the TRRC that the police...