No Amnesty For Crimes Under Former Gambian President - Govt
The country's information minister, Demba Ali, has said that while reconciliation is a priority of the new government, "it will not happen at the expense of justice for our colleagues who were victims during the former regime".
Pretest against the arrest of opposition members (file photo).
Deutsche Welle, 10 March 2017
After 22 years of dictatorship, The Gambia is steeling itself to face up to its troubled, unpleasant past of arbitrary arrests, torture and lives spent in exile. The new government… Read more »
The Point, 8 March 2017
It is hard to contemplate but should by no means be dismissed out of hand that wherever he is, Yahya Jammeh is nursing hopes of making some kind of triumphant return to The Gambia.… Read more »
Foroyaa, 3 February 2017
No single epoch in history has ever led tidily on to another. Each era, carries with it a burden of the past, a mentality, perhaps, a set of paradigms, ideas, values, sets of… Read more »
African Arguments, 30 January 2017
From prosecuting Jammeh to lifting the economy, to working out the relationship with Senegal, President Adama Barrow has a lot to think about. Read more »