Sunday, December 8, 2019

Legal Affairs

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...

Ntaganda case: Trial Chamber VI to deliver judgment on 8 July...

Trial Chamber VI of the International Criminal Court (ICC) will deliver its Judgment in the case of The Prosecutor v. Bosco Ntaganda during a public hearing...

Rongo’s D30 Million Case Set For Pretrial

By Nelson MannehRongo’s civil suit in which he is claiming 30 million dalasis has been set for pretrial by the Banjul High Court.Two of...

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...

CRC Commences External Public Consultations with Gambians in Europe

The Constitutional Review Commission (CRC), as part of its wider public consultations with Gambians, has commenced its external public consultations with Gambians in the...

‘Slander, Provocation Threat To Gambia’s Young Democracy’ NCCE Chairperson

By Mustapha Jallow Alhajie Sering Faye, the Chairperson of the National Council for Civic Education (NCCE), has urged local communities to avoid slander, intimidation and...

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...

Witness Says He Was Tortured For 4 hrs at NIA

By Momodou JarjuLance Corporal Babou Janha has implicated Alagie Martin, a General in the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) and several others for torturing him...

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...

IN THE NIA CASE: Lawyer for EX- NIA Director of Operations...

By Nelson MannehLawyer S. Kenedy, Defence Counsel for Ex-NIA Director of Operations has filed his application for a ‘no case to answer’ submission in...

Koina Caste Cases Adjourned Amidst Tight Security

By Lamin Fatty Two cases linked to scuffles and arson attacks between castes in Koina were on Monday 17th June 2019 adjourned till 24th June 2019 in...

CRC Extends Deadline for Submission of Position Papers

As part of efforts to seek the opinions of all Gambians both at home and abroad on the drafting of the new Constitution, 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...

Has Any Authority Written To Foroyaa To Claim That The Detention...

QUESTION OF THE DAY No we have not received any rebuttal from the police, the courts or the justice ministry. We will be sending reporters...

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...

United States Supports Gambia’s Efforts to Recover Yahya Jammeh’s Assets

The United States fully supports the Government of The Republic of The Gambia’s investigation into the corruption of former President Yahya Jammeh, and Gambian...

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...

State Withdraws Charges Against F.J .C., Yankuba Touray

By Nelson Manneh The criminal charges filed in Court by the State against Fatoumata Jahumpa Ceesay former Speaker of the National Assembly and Yankuba Touray...

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...