Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Human Rights

TRRC Witness and Mother of 3 Narrates her Arrest, Detention at...

with Her Infant By Nelson Manneh  Kaddy Samateh, a married woman with three children, yesterday told the Truth Commission that she was arrested with her infant...

“Sandeng Family, Victims must bring Yahya Jammeh to Justice” Reiterates Daughter...

By Nelson Manneh Fatoumatta Sandeng Darboe, the daughter of the late Ebrima Solo Sandeng, has testified before the Truth Commission (TRRC) that the Sandeng Family...

Modou Ngum of UDP Narrates his Ordeal

By Nelson Manneh A member of the United Democratic Party yesterday informed the Truth Commission that Ebrima Solo Sandeng  had informed him PPP, NRP and GMC...

April 2016 Demonstration Victim Recounts Incident Before TRRC

By Nelson Manneh One of the victims of April 14, 2016, demonstration which turned out hostile to the demonstrators has last Thursday 17th December, 2020,...

Human Rights Commission Holds Three Day Retreat in Kanilai

By Louise Jobe The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has held its first retreat from the 16th to 19th of December 2020 in Kanilai  in the...

Former CDS Tamba Concludes Marathon Testimony before Truth Commission

By Nelson Manneh Retired General Lang Tombong Tamba, has concluded his marathon testimony before the Truth Commission on Wednesday 16th December 2020. According to Ex-CDS Tamba,...

Ex-Chief of Defense Staff Tamba Maintains “We did not sanction any...

By Yankuba Jallow Ex-army general Lang Tombong Tamba on his second day before the truth commission maintained that the panel that investigated the 2006 abortive...

Former NPFL Military Instructor Explains How Kukoi’s Men Attacked Farafenne Barracks

By Nelson Manneh A former military instructor for Charles Taylor’s NPFL Forces has given a vivid picture of how he and his accomplice launched a...

Gambia Registers Two New Cases of COVID-19

By Nelson Manneh The Gambia has on Monday 7th December 2020 recorded two new cases of the deadly coronavirus, taking the total number of COVID-19...

Sam Kambai Exposes NIA Torturers

By Nelson Manneh WO2 Sam Kambai, a resident of Yundum Barracks told the TRRC on Monday that Alagie Morr, Lamin Darboe and Musa Kinteh were...

TRRC Extends Mandate to June 2021

By Yankuba Jallow Dr. Lamin J. Sise, the Chairman of the Truth Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) has disclosed that they have obtained the approval...

Gambia Launches 16 Days Campaign of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

By Mustapha Jallow The Gambia has joined the rest of the world to lead the campaign against gender-based violence. The Network Against Gender-Based Violence (NGBV) in...

Son renounced his Yahya Jammeh name after his father’s ordeal

By Yankuba Jallow Banta Jaiteh, a real estate businessman who appeared before the TRRC on Tuesday, 24th November 2020 said his son who he named...

Ex-Deputy IG Blames Judiciary for Enabling Human Rights Violations

By Yankuba Jallow Momodou Gaye, an erstwhile deputy Inspector General of Police has blamed the Judiciary for their engagement in the human rights violations that...

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...