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25 May
The Gambian government said Wednesday it is willing to prosecute former dictator Yahya Jammeh for a "myriad of crimes" committed by the regime during his more than 20-year rule.
5 Jan
Following the conclusion of the Truth Reconciliation and Reparations Commission’s (TRRC) work and the submission of its final report to his Excellency the President, The TRRC’s findings with regards to Criminal Liability for human rights violations ...
5 Dec 2021
Gambians were waiting Sunday to find out the winner of the first presidential election in the tiny West African nation since former dictator Yahya Jammeh fled into exile, with incumbent Adama Barrow enjoying the advantage in partial results.
2 Dec 2021
Gambians will go to the polls to pick a president on Saturday, in the first election in the poor West African country since ex-dictator Yahya Jammeh fled into exile.
26 Nov 2021
Gambia's truth commission on Thursday recommended the government prosecute a list of officials responsible for crimes committed under former dictator Yahya Jammeh, with victims adamant the ex-leader himself is included.
14 Oct 2021
A Gambian presidential contender who headed a truth commission into crimes committed under ex-dictator Yahya Jammeh has said he is prepared to prosecute the former leader. Speaking to AFP on Wednesday night, Essa Faal vowed to implement the recommendations of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) if elected in the tiny West African state…
30 Sep 2021
The long-awaited findings of a probe into crimes committed under Gambia's former dictator Yahya Jammeh, which were to be released on Thursday, have been delayed, investigators said.
12 Mar 2021
Testimony before Gambia’s truth commission implicating then-president Yahya Jammeh in the summary execution in 2005 of about 59 West African migrants, including some nine Nigerians, should be followed by criminal accountability, Human Rights Watch and TRIAL International said today. From February 24 to March 11, 2021, witnesses told the Gambia Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission…
3 Mar 2021
Nigerian man whose brother was among about 59 West African migrants killed in Gambia in 2005 by a paramilitary unit controlled by then-president Yahya Jammeh, told Gambia’s Truth, Reconciliation, and Reparations Commission (TRRC) on March 2, 2021 that he wants to see those responsible brought to justice. Gambian and international human rights groups have been monitoring the commission hearings,…
28 Jan 2021
The Gambia's Supreme Court has ruled that an ally of ex-dictator Yahya Jammeh can be prosecuted, in a landmark case that could clear the way towards charges against the former autocrat himself.
5 Aug 2019
Baba Hydara was in his car, listening to the radio when he heard a former hitman of ex-president Yahya Jammeh coldly describe how his dad was murdered.
10 Feb 2019
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