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Judging crimes of the Jammeh era poses challenge in Gambia
Gambia is awaiting the creation of a transitional justice mechanism promised by the new government to help heal wounds after 22 years of dictatorial rule under former president Yahya Jammeh. In the meantime, police and judiciary have opened a series of investigations into forced disappearances under the former authorities. The task is not likely to be easy, especially since there are still people close to the former regime in the administration and judiciary. According to…
by Maxime Domegni, West Africa correspondent, JusticeInfo.Net
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