Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Human Rights

TRRC: Ex Asst. Police Chief Explains Circumstances of July 1994 Coup

By Yankuba Jallow & Kebba Jeffang Hearing at the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) has started on Monday, January 07 with the testimony of...

How and why TRRC contracted QTV

Over the past several days the TRRC has had to manage a lot of controversy surrounding the award of a contract to QTV. One...

Nams Approve National Human Rights Commissioners

By Kebba Secka The fourth Ordinary Session of the National Assembly ended with an approval of five candidates as commissioners of the National Human Rights...

Aja Sanyang Released on Bail

By Louise Aja Sanyang, the Police Woman from Faraba Banta who was recently arrested and detained at Banjulunding Police Station, has been released on bail...

TRRC Prepares For Hearings

Commissioners and senior staff of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC), held a three-day working meeting to prepare for the start of hearings...

Six Soldiers in Detention for Months without Charge

By Mustapha Jallow Six soldiers have been kept in detention for months without due process or access to legal representation in violation of section 19...

UN Secretary-General Message On Human Rights Day

10 December 2018 ‘Stand up for human rights’ For 70 years, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights has been a global beacon – shining a light...

Three CSOs claim government have denied victims justice

Three civil society organisations have written an open letter to the government claiming that they have denied victims and survivors under the former Jammeh...

16 Days Of Activism Against Gender ...

By Ndey Sowe The Network Against Gender Based Violence, (NGBV), held a press conference on the forth coming 16 days of activism against Gender Based...

‘TRRC NOT A WITCH HUNT BUT……’ ...

By Kebba Secka  The Executive Secretary of the Truth, Reconciliation, and Reparations Commission Dr. Baba Galleh Jallow, disclosed that the TRRC was not set to...

November 11 Survivors Recount Their Ordeal, Call For Justice

By Kebba Jeffang Ex-Military officers who survived the brutal incident of November 11 1994, have gathered to commemorate and recount their experiences of the massacre,...

IN THE NIA 9 TRIAL: ‘Sheik Omar Jeng Led Us To...

By Nelson Manneh Superintendent Thomas R.J. Gomez, the twenty-fifth Prosecution Witness (25th) in the ongoing criminal trial involving former intelligence chiefs, yesterday November 14th 2018, told...

Sherifo Jobe Reports At The Brikama Police Station

The Gambia Police Force has taken up the matter of the incident between Sherifo Jobe and the non-Gambian Soldiers stationed at Bwiam village in...

TRRC Requests Urgent Medical Board For Victims

Acting in accordance with Section 15 (1a) and (4) of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission Act, 2017, the TRRC has delivered an urgent...

Truck Driver Alleges Maltreatment At The Hands Of Military Personnel

By Louise Jobe Sheriffo Jobe, a resident of Bulock village in Foni, alleges that he was brutally beaten by non-Gambian military personnel stationed at...

‘Government, Main Human Rights Defenders In Any Country’ Special Rapporteur on...

By Fatoumatta K Jallow Governments are the main human right defenders body in any country, which should be implement but if they fail in protecting...

African NGOs Task Governments To Combat Corruption

BY Fatoumatta K Jallow The African Centre for Democracy and Human Rights Studies held its biannual Forum which brought together civil society organisations from all...

NYC, ACDHRS Commemorate African Human Rights Day

By Fatoumatta K Jallow National Youth Council in collaboration with the African Centre for Democracy and Human Rights Study (ACDHRS) on Sunday 21 October 2018,...

Coroner’s Inquest On Louis Gomez’s Death Set Up

The Chief Justice Hassan B. Jallow, acting pursuant to the Coroners Act, has designated Mr. Malafi Jarju, First Class Magistrate in Banjul, as Coroner...

Gambia Launches TRRC To Investigate Human Rights Atrocities

By Kebba Jeffang Gambian President Adama Barrow, has presided over the launch of Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) on Monday, October 15th 2018, with...