Monday, July 13, 2020

Legal Affairs

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

By Yankuba Jallow Jarra 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 Jallow Fatou 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 Jallow Alagie 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 Sowe Gambian 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 Jallow A 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 Jallow Mustapha 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 Sibanor A 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 Jarju The 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 Jallow Ali 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 Jallow Gambia 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 Jallow Abdoulie 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 Manneh Kanifing 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 DAY The 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 Jallow A woman in her nineties on Wednesday, 20th November 2019 told the TRRC that the Yahya Jammeh’s 2009 witch-hunting exercise robbed her...

Makumbaya Resident Explains His Ordeal to Truth Commission

By Yankuba Jallow A 60 – year – old resident of Makumbaya on Wednesday, 20th November 2019 told the Truth Commission how he was victimized...

Victims of Witch Hunting Exercise Accuse Abductors of Robbery

By Yankuba Jallow Three women from Galoya on Tuesday, 19th November 2019, gave vivid account of how witch doctors under the protection of the State...

75 Year Old Explains How Witch – Hunters Deceived Him

By Yankuba Jallow Sainey Bojang, a 75 – year – old survivor of the Yahya Jammeh’s witch-hunting activities on Tuesday, 19th November 2019 told the...

Eldest Man in Jambur Recollects His Abduction by Witch-Hunters

By Yankuba Jallow Momodou Kah Bojang, the eldest man in Jambur on Wednesday, 20th November 2019, narrated how soldiers and witch doctors arrested him in...

Ex–Yankuba Touray’s Guard Denies Knowledge of Koro Ceesay’s Killers

By Nelson Manneh Ensa Mendy, a former Guard of Yankuba Touray, has denied knowledge about the killers of Ousman Koro Ceesay, before the High Court. Mr...