Gambia

Witness hearings end in Sonko’s trial

Eleven witnesses have testified in the trial of Ousman Sonko, a former Interior minister of The Gambia accused of crimes against humanity before a Swiss court. Evidence covered alleged sexual violence, two murders, the brutal repression of 2016 opposition protests – and, finally, that of a 2006 coup attempt. But instead of hearing the closing […]
By Mariam Sankanu (in Bellinzona, Switzerland)
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