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Gambia: spotlight on the extraordinary work of the Truth Commission

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In Gambia, the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) is doing an extraordinary job of investigating and bringing to light the violations committed during the regime of Yahya Jammeh. The former president, now in exile, “ruled this country of two million people with an iron fist” for 22 years, says our correspondent Mustapha K. Darboe. Torture, forced disappearances, murders and arbitrary detentions were part of the daily life of Gambians. At the heart of the repression was the National Intelligence Agency (NIA). The Truth Commission looked into its role with uncompromising scrutiny…

Mustapha K. Darboe

Featuring our correspondent in Banjul Mustapha K. Darboe

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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. DISCOVER THE SPECIAL FOCUS

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