Sunday, December 8, 2019

Legal Affairs

Son of an Abductee Explains His Father’s Ordeal

By Yankuba JallowAli Jallow a resident of Sintet on Monday, 25th November 2019 told the TRRC how witch doctors descended on their village and abducted...

Authorities Recommend 14 People For Prosecution Over alleged diplomatic Passport Fraud

By Mustapha JallowGambia security agents have recommended for the prosecution of fourteen suspects over the alleged diplomatic passport fraud case.Ebrima Sankareh - the government...

Witness says Witch-Hunt Activity Claimed 18 Lives in Jambur

By Yankuba JallowAbdoulie Bojang, a resident of Jambur has told the TRRC that the 2009 witch-hunting activity claimed 18 lives, leaving several on sickbed.Bojang...

Stakeholders Displeased With Local Government Law

By Nelson MannehKanifing Municipal Council officials yesterday indicated numerous flaws in the amended Local Government Act 2002.The government has recruited the services of a...

Which is the Lawmaking body of the Land?

QUESTION OF THE DAYThe Executive only has the capacity to propose bills and not the capacity to turn them into Laws. Only the National...

Woman Explains How Witch – Hunting Activity Ruined her Business

By Yankuba JallowA woman in her nineties on Wednesday, 20th November 2019 told the TRRC that the Yahya Jammeh’s 2009 witch-hunting exercise robbed her...

Makumbaya Resident Explains His Ordeal to Truth Commission

By Yankuba JallowA 60 – year – old resident of Makumbaya on Wednesday, 20th November 2019 told the Truth Commission how he was victimized...

Victims of Witch Hunting Exercise Accuse Abductors of Robbery

By Yankuba JallowThree women from Galoya on Tuesday, 19th November 2019, gave vivid account of how witch doctors under the protection of the State...

75 Year Old Explains How Witch – Hunters Deceived Him

By Yankuba JallowSainey Bojang, a 75 – year – old survivor of the Yahya Jammeh’s witch-hunting activities on Tuesday, 19th November 2019 told the...

Eldest Man in Jambur Recollects His Abduction by Witch-Hunters

By Yankuba JallowMomodou Kah Bojang, the eldest man in Jambur on Wednesday, 20th November 2019, narrated how soldiers and witch doctors arrested him in...

Ex–Yankuba Touray’s Guard Denies Knowledge of Koro Ceesay’s Killers

By Nelson Manneh Ensa Mendy, a former Guard of Yankuba Touray, has denied knowledge about the killers of Ousman Koro Ceesay, before the High Court. Mr...

Seventy Percent of Foreign Vessels Intercepted Were Found Fishing in Restricted...

By Mustapha JallowDr. Bamba A.M Banja, the permanent secretary of the Department of Fisheries has told Foroyaa that 70% of the foreign vessels intercepted...

ICC Prosecutor Authorised To Investigate Genocide In Myanmar/Bangaladesh

By Kebba SeckaThe Pretrial Chamber lll of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has authorized the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) pursuant to Article 15...

Survivor Gives Chilling Revelation on Jammeh’s Witch-Hunting Activity

By Yankuba JallowDembo Bojang, a survivor of the 2009 witch-hunting activity initiated by former President Yahya Jammeh, has told the TRRC that he is...

Daughter of Victim Narrates Her Mother’s Agony

By Yankuba JallowA daughter of Yahya Jammeh’s witch – hunt victim has explained in detail the health complications her mother grappled with after drinking...

Jambur Imam Narrates His Ordeal to TRRC

By Yankuba JallowThe Imam of Jambur on Monday, 18th November 2019 gave a vivid account of how he was abducted by ex- President Yahya...

Ministry of Justice Withdraws Parental Insult Legislation

The Ministry of Justice on Saturday issued a press release on Withdrawal of the Parental Insults Legislation. See the press release below:The Ministry of...

Deputy Police Commissioner Testifies about Witch – Hunt at Police Headquarters

By Yankuba JallowThe deputy police commissioner of the West Coast Region on Monday, 11th November 2019 testified before the TRRC about the 2009 witch...

Constitutional Review Commission Presents Gambians with Draft New Constitution

By Yankuba Jallow & Nelson MannehThe Constitutional Review Commission (CRC) of the Gambia on Friday, 15th November 2019 presented Gambians with a draft new...

Fisheries PS Says Cases Involving Intercepted Vessels Are Settled out of...

By Mustapha JallowThe permanent secretary at the Department of Fisheries has told Foroyaa that none of the cases involving intercepted vessels have been taken...