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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. 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.

Major Baaji, Janus of the Gambian Intelligence Agency
For a year under the military dictatorship, Major Lamin Bo Baaji was the director of Gambia’s National Intelligence Agency (NIA). Yet despite evidence put forward by the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission, he claimed he was “not aware” of torture and illegal detentions under his authority. Then as a victim he got to be the other face of the NIA.
by Mustapha K. Darboe, our correspondent in Banjul
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Pending the publication of our next unpublished articles dedicated to this special focus about the TRRC, consult all of our publications dedicated to The Gambia, since 2015.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)
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