Post Tagged with: "Human Rights"

TRRC Prepares for 7 January Hearings

TRRC Prepares for 7 January Hearings

December 18, 2018 at 10:37 pm 0 comments

By Bekai Njie Commissioners and senior staff of the TRRC held a three-day working meeting to prepare for the start of hearings on January 7, 2019. The meeting was held in the Commission’s conference room at Dunes Resort, Kololi from December 10 to 12, 2018. During the three-day intensive meeting,Read More

Gambia Gov’t Reacts To U.S. Ban On Jammeh

Gambia Gov’t Reacts To U.S. Ban On Jammeh

December 11, 2018 at 11:09 pm 0 comments

By Bekai Njie The Ministry of Justice says it has learnt with great appreciation the news from the State Department of the United States that the former President Yahya Jammeh and his family have been banned from entering the United States as a result of the latter`s involvement in significantRead More

High Court Dismisses Lower Court’s Judgement As Abuse On Humanity

High Court Dismisses Lower Court’s Judgement As Abuse On Humanity

November 26, 2018 at 10:05 pm 0 comments

By Dawda Faye Justice Kuejubola of the Kanifing High Court recently stated that the sentence on an accused person, Wilfred Silvanus, by a magistrate at the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court was an abuse on humanity. She made this statement when she was delivering a judgment on an appeal filed by WilfredRead More

NGVB Coordinator On Research On FGM In Gambia

NGVB Coordinator On Research On FGM In Gambia

April 20, 2018 at 11:43 pm 0 comments

  By Halimatou Ceesay The National Coordinator of Network against Gender Based Violence (NGBV), Haddy Mboge-Barrow, has disclosed that a major issue holding back the campaign against FGM in The Gambia has been the lack of research into the effects of FGM on women, especially during child birth. She addedRead More

Victims Of Former Gambian Regime Demand Justice.

Victims Of Former Gambian Regime Demand Justice.

April 18, 2018 at 10:05 pm 0 comments

By Halimatou Ceesay Families of the victims of ex Gambian president Yahya Jammeh, yesterday gathered at the entrance of the Gambia Supreme Court in Banjul demanding truth and justice for their loved ones that were tortured, made to disappear and killed during 22 years of APRC’s ruling. Delivering statement atRead More