Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Human Rights

Major Abdou Karim Jah Blames Ex-President Jammeh for Dividing the Army

By Yankuba Jallow Major Abdou Karim Jah, the Director of Records at the defence headquarters has accused ex-President Yahya A.J.J. Jammeh of dividing the army...

Minister Sonko Admits Mile Two Prison is congested with Prisoners

By Yankuba Jallow Minister of Interior Yankuba Sonko told members of the National Assembly Select Committee on Human Rights and Constitutional Matters that the remand...

“The soldiers said I am a rebel”, TRRC Witness Tells Commissioners

By Yankuba Jallow Edrissa Njie, a resident of Farafenni, who was tortured by soldiers and NIA operatives in Banjul, has on Monday, 9th November 2020...

Chairperson Dr Lamin Sise Says 277 Witnesses have so far Testified...

By Nelson Manneh Dr. Lamin J. Sise, the chairman of the Truth Reconcilation and Reparation Commission said at the end of the 16th session, the...

Witness Alleges Unlawful Detention at NIA with her Husband

By Yankuba Jallow A woman gardener in North Bank Region has on Monday, 9th November informed the Truth Commission that she was arrested by the...

IGP Pushes for Special Allocation for Prisoners

By Yankuba Jallow Inspector General of Police Mamour Jobe has called on the Gambia Government to provide special allocation for prisoners’ diet. IGP Jobe and the...

Police Accuse of Illegally Sending People to Prison

By Yankuba Jallow Members of the National Assembly Committee on Human Rights and Constitutional Matters have on Thursday revealed that they have seen some detainees...

Stakeholders Engage in Serious Talks about Child Rights, Protection

By Ndey Sowe In commemorating International Day of the Girl Child in The Gambia, key stakeholders from Government and Non-Governmental Organizations have had a serious...

Late Colonel Ndour Cham’s Relative Testifies before TRRC

By Yankuba Jallow Alieu Lowe, a relative to late Colonel Ndour Cham said he helped the military leader to escape after the failed May 2006...

Employee of MRC Recounts Ordeal at NIA

By Yankuba Jallow Lamin Bojang, an employee of the Medical Research Council (MRC) has on Thursday, 22nd October 2020 explained that he was tortured at...

TRRC Witness Explains Encounter with Alleged Criminal Syndicate at NIA

By Yankuba Jallow Musa Cham, a resident of Sukuta has on Monday, 26th October 2020 gave testimony of his encounters with alleged criminal syndicate groups...

Computer Scientist Explains Arrest, Detention at NIA

By Yankuba Jallow Lamin Bojang, a computer scientist on Thursday, 22nd October 2020 told the TRRC he was arrested and detained by security agents following...

GPU ends sexual harassment policy training for editors, producers

By Makutu Manneh The Gambia Press Union (GPU) on Thursday 22 October 2020 ended two-day training on sexual harassment policy for producers and editors. Lamin Jahateh,...

“Ex-President Jammeh Cures HIV/AIDS” Dr Mbowe

By Yankuba Jallow Dr Tamsir Mbowe, an erstwhile Minister of Health on Wednesday, 21st October 2020 said former President Yahya A.J.J. Jammeh’s alternative treatment programme...

TRRC Begins Hearing on NIA

By Yankuba Jallow The Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) will tomorrow commence institutional hearing on the National Intelligence Agency (NIA). Dr Lamin J. Sise, the...

Ansumana Jammeh says Yahya Jammeh’s Concoction Cured HIV/AIDS Patients

By Yankuba Jallow Ansumana Jammeh, a relative to former President Yahya A.J.J. Jammeh said the concoction the former Gambian leader gave to HIV/AIDS patients was...

Medical Doctor Says Ex-President Jammeh Misled Patients About His HIV Treatment...

By Yankuba Jallow A protected witness who is a medical practitioner on Thursday, 15th October 2020 told TRRC that ex-President Yahya Jammeh’s HIV & AIDS...

Medical Doctor Says Jammeh’s HIV Cure Lacks Scientific Basis

By Yankuba Jallow Dr Assan Jaye, the Chairman of The Gambia Immunology Society said former President Yahya Jammeh’s HIV Treatment Programme lacked scientific evidence. “The President’s...

Dr Sallah Says Ex-President Jammeh’s Treatment Programme Was Fraudulent, Dangerous Enterprise

By Yankuba Jallow Doctor Adama Amadou Sallah, the founder of Lamtoro Clinic on Monday, 19th October 2020 said former President Yahya A.J.J. Jammeh’s HIV & AIDS...

Journalists Oriented on Gender Based Violence Reporting

By Makutu Manneh Paradise Foundation on Thursday oriented Media personnel on Gender Based Violence reporting. Stakeholders including the police, activists and members of the Paradise Foundation,...