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Time for the truth in Gambia

Since January 2019, Gambians have been glued to the public hearings of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC). This commission was established to shed light on human rights violations committed during the military regime of Yahya Jammeh from July 1994 to January 2017. JusticeInfo.net brings together in a special focus its intensive coverage of what can be considered the event of the year 2019 in the field of transitional justice.

How Gambia’s truth commission findings shaped the Sonko trial

The trial of Ousman Sonko, former Interior minister of The Gambia, resumes today in Switzerland. Parties are expected to present their closing arguments. A striking fact of the evidence put before the Swiss court last January was how much of it was first investigated and exposed by the Gambian truth commission between 2018 and 2020. […]
By Mariam Sankanu (our correspondent in The Gambia)
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Pending the publication of our next unpublished articles dedicated to this special focus about the TRRC, consult all of our publications dedicated to The Gambia, since 2015.

Le TTRC en Gambie, une commission vérité médiatique et populaire (illustration de Didier Kassaï)
Illustration : © Didier Kassaï for JusticeInfo.net