Mustapha K. Darboe

The Gambia

Mustapha K. Darboe has been the correspondent of JusticeInfo.Net in The Gambia since January 2019. He is a journalist with the country’s second largest online platform, Kerr Fatou. A four-time national journalism awards winner, Mustapha is currently the vice-president of the Gambia Press Union, and the correspondent in Banjul for the Turkey News Agency (Anadolu Agency). He is a passionate blogger and in 2018 he has authored an e-book, "Playbook of a Tyrant", inspired by the 22-year dictatorship under former president Yahya Jammeh.

Gambia: hope for justice fades 9 months after the Truth Commission report

Victims and rights activists have raised concerns about the lack of Gambian government’s implementation plan of the 2021 Truth Commission’s recommendations. The vetting process is largely incomplete; the strategy for trials is unknown; the reparations budget is postponed. And there seems to be no political will at the president’s office.
By Mustapha K. Darboe
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