Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Human Rights

NAATIP Engages CSOs on Human Trafficking

By Ndey Sowe The National Agency Against Trafficking in Person (NAATIP) has recently engaged Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to deliberate on Trafficking in Persons in...

TRRC Commence Public Hearings

By Nelson Manneh The Truth Reconciliation and Reparation Commission on Monday 12 October, 2020, began its 16th three-week session of public hearings. The Commission suspended its...

58% Girls, Young Women Face Online Harassment, Abuse- Says Global Survey

By Ndey Sowe A latest global survey carried out across 22 countries has revealed that girls and young women are one of the biggest targets...

Gambia’s Rights Commission says IGP Mamour Jobe Promised to Implement Recommendations...

Gambia’s National Human Rights Commission said Thursday the Inspector General of Police has agreed to implement its recommendations including taking disciplinary measures against Commissioner...

NHRC Urges Government to Ratify and Domesticate Rights Instrument on the...

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has on Wednesday called on The Gambia Government to ratify and domesticate the Protocol to the African Charter...

NHRC Chairperson Calls For Political Will To Address Caste Differences in...

By Momodou Jarju The Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has emphasized the need for political will in the fight against caste differences...

Task Force to Monitor Caste Conflicts Created

By Momodou Jarju The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has created a Task Force that would look into caste conflicts in Upper River Region (URR)...

Gambia praised for taking laudable steps towards ending impunity in Myanmar

The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada, and Stef Blok, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, on...

Government Urged To Solve Misunderstanding Among People In URR

By Nelson Manneh Sonikara-Gambi Association has on Friday 28th August 2020 called on the government of the Gambia to intervene and solve the ongoing...

NHRC Lists Cases They Cannot Hear

By MUHAMMED S. BAH (MS)  The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of the Gambia has listed a host of cases they said they cannot hear. This...

NHRC Chairperson Urges Urgent Government Action to Address Conflicts Caused By...

The Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Emmanuel Daniel Joof, has expressed in a Media Release, the Commission’s extreme concern about the...

Man Ordered to Vacate Garawol After Leading Supposed Slave Class in...

By Lamin Fatty The Alkalo of Garawol has fined an Arabic school teacher twenty thousand dalasis for leading a congregational prayer on the Tobaski day...

‘COVID-19 Is A Human Rights Challenge,’ Says Chairperson of African Commission

By Momodou Jarju The Chairperson of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR), Solomon Ayele Dersso, disclosed last week that the COVID-19 pandemic,...

Dr. Jallow Admits Jammeh’s HIV Alternative Treatment Was Done in Secrecy

By Momodou Jarju In what was his second appearance before the Truth Commission, Dr Mariatou Jallow told the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) that...

Expert Says Jammeh’s HIV & AIDS Cure Claim Was False

By Momodou Jarju A Lab technician under the Disease Control Department at the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital (EFSTH) in Banjul told the Truth Commission...

Survivor Says Foreigners Were Part of Jammeh’s Alternative Treatment Programme

By Nelson Manneh A survivor of ex-President Jammeh’s alternative treatment programme said people came from some African countries as far as Malawi to join the...

Dr. Mbowe’s Assurance Convinced Witness to Join Jammeh’s HIV ATP

By Momodou Jarju Protected witness before the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) has on Wednesday revealed that Dr. Tamsir Mbowe gave them assurance that...

Victim’s Center, Others Ask TRRC to Investigate Massacre of Migrants

Gambia Center for Victims of Human Rights Violations and several human rights organizations including Trial International, have called on the Truth Commission to investigate...

“We Were Kept Against Our Will,” Unidentified Witness Tells TRRC

By Nelson Manneh An Unidentified witness before the Truth Commission (TRRC) has on Monday testified that they were kept against their will during their HIV...

Protected Witness Describes Jammeh’s HIV & AIDS Treatment as False

By Nelson Manneh A protected witness Wednesday, 16th July 2020, described Yahya Jammeh’s treatment programme as false since some of those who took the medicine...