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Correa Indictment is Major Advance for Victims of Abuses during Jammeh Rule

(Banjul) – The indictment in the United States on June 11, 2020 of an alleged former Gambian “death squad” member on torture charges is an important step for Gambian victims and international justice, a coalition of human rights groups said today…
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Bill Should Ban Amnesties for Most Serious Crimes

(Banjul) – Gambia’s truth commission bill, to be debated on December 13, 2017, is an important opportunity to shed light on human rights violations committed during the rule of former President Yahya Jammeh, Human Rights Watch said today. The National…
Protesters march in Banjul on April 16, 2016 following the death in custody of opposition activist Solo Sandeng.
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Rights at Risk as Calls for Jammeh’s Exit Intensify

(Dakar) – The government of President Yahya Jammeh, defeated in Gambia’s December presidential election, has arbitrarily arrested opposition sympathizers and closed three independent radio stations in the past week, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty…
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