Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Legal Affairs

Gambians Advised to Stop Calling Their Elected Leaders ‘Mansa’

By Mustapha JallowAnsumana Yabou civic education officer at the National Council for Civic Education (NCCE), has on 29th November, advised residents of Basse Manneh-Kunda...

Gambians Challenged To Monitor And Hold Their Leaders Accountable

By Mustapha JallowAnsumana Yabou, civic education officer at the National Council for Civic Education (NCCE), has challenged Jimara residents, to act swiftly by monitoring...

Victim Alleges She was Unlawfully Detained with her Baby

By Yankuba JallowNyima Jarju said she was detained in a cell with her 3 months baby and her mother in-law at the Sibanor Police...

Son Links Mother’s Demise to Concoction

By Yankuba JallowBuba Jarju, son of a victim of the 2009 witch hunting activity has on Wednesday, 27th November, told the TRRC that her...

Survivor alleges they were forced to admit they were witches

By Yankuba JallowMatty Sanyang of Sintet Village has told the TRRC that they were forced by witch-hunters to admit they were witches and wizards."The...

Sintet Woman Tells Truth Commission her Parents Were Forced To Drink...

By Yankuba JallowJarra Colleyhas told Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) that her two parents were captured by witch doctors and forced to drink...

Sintet Woman Tells Truth Commission She Became A High Blood Patient...

By Yankuba JallowFatou Darboe, a 60 – year – old survivor of the 2009 witch-hunting exercise has told the TRRC that she became a...

“Yahya Jammeh Wanted To Abduct His Own Sisters In Sintet” Witness...

By Yankuba JallowAlagie Masanneh Camara alias APRC on Wednesday, 27th November 2019 told the TRRC that former President Yahya Jammeh wanted the witch hunters...

Activists Call On Gov’t to Ratify, Domesticate Labour Convention

By Ndey SoweGambian Activists of the Network Against Gender Based Violence (NGBV), have called on Government to ratify and domesticate the International Labour Organisation’s...

Witness Explains How She Escaped Witch-Hunters in Kanilai

By Yankuba JallowA witness on Tuesday, 26th November 2019 explained in detail her mysterious escape from the witch-hunters at the residence of former President...

“Yahya Jammeh Said I am a Marabout who kills” Survivor Says

By Yankuba JallowMustapha Fanneh, 73, a survivor of Yahya Jammeh’s witch-hunt activities said former President Yahya Jammeh said he was abducted because he was...

Sintet Woman Accuses Witch Hunters of Torturing Victims

By Yankuba Jallow reporting from SibanorA survivor of Yahya Jammeh’s witch-hunt on Tuesday, 26th November 2019 alleged that Yahya Jammeh’s witch-hunters were torturing residents of Sintet...

Defendant testifies in Talokoto/ Busura Land suit

By Louise Jobe.Olimatou Colley a defendant in the Talokoto/Busura land suit on Tuesday 19th November 2019 testified before the West Coast Group Tribunal in...

National Human Rights Commission to Propose Changes on 2017 Act

By Momodou JarjuThe Gambia’s National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) will propose some changes or amendments on its 2017 act in the nearest future.The 2017...

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...