BBC World News – 26th May, 2022
“I believe justice will be done…it was welcoming news to hear that ex-president, Yahya Jammeh, will finally be prosecuted” Ayeshah Harun Jammeh – Gambia Victims Centre
Talking to the BBC about the release of The Gambia government’s white paper. Ayeshah, one of many victims of the former 22-year regime of Jammeh, father and aunt were killed by Jammeh’s ‘Junglers’ – hit squad – on his orders.
Gambia – victims, and resisters
The Ministry of Justice (The Gambia) said on Wednesday, 25th May, 2022, that it accepted all but two of the 265 recommendations made by a commission (Truth, Reconciliation, and Reparations Commission – TRRC) that probed alleged crimes committed by the state under the despotic former leader from July 1994 to January 2017.
The commission’s report – presented to President Adama Barrow and made public in December – was based on years of witness testimonies (to the TRRC) – Aljazeera