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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.

Gambia’s Truth Commission in a time of uncertainty
All was going according to schedule at the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission in the Gambia. Until the Covid-19 pandemic struck. Public hearings were suspended for the second time last month. An extension of the Commission’s mandate is now certain. With the risk of the end of its work coinciding with sensitive political events.
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Pending the publication of our next unpublished articles dedicated to this special focus about the TRRC, consult all of our publications dedicated to The Gambia, since 2015.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)
Illustration : © Didier Kassaï for
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