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Barrow promises truth commission over Jammeh abuses
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Barrow promises truth commission over Jammeh abuses

Gambia’s President Adama Barrow has pledged to set up a truth and reconciliation commission to investigate crimes against the state and human rights abuses. Human rights campaigners want former President Yahya Jammeh’s and his administration to be held liable for tortures, enforced detentions, and extrajudicial executions of activists, political opponents, […]

Jammeh to leave for Guinea where he owns a home
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Jammeh to leave for Guinea where he owns a home

Former Gambian dictator Yahya Jammeh is leaving Banjul for Conakry, Guinea’s capital within hours where he owns a home. Jammeh’s wife is Guinean-Moroccan. The longtime West African ruler has left the seat of the presidency this morning and has been seen off by his close aides at a hotel outside […]