How Gambia is Going About its Search for Truth and Reconciliation
It took the intervention of the West African regional powers to install Adama Barrow after his surprise electoral victory over fomer president Yahya Jammeh in elections held in 2016. When President Barrow took over one of the first promises was to establish a truth commission to chronicle past atrocities, writes Abdul-Jalilu Ateku for The Conversation Africa.
Banjul, The Gambia (file photo).
The Gambian Truth and Reconciliation Commission continues to hear from witnesses who are testifying firsthand of the atrocities committed by the regime of former president Yahya ... Read more »
The country's Truth Reconciliation and Reparations Commission has opened hearings into abuses carried out during former president Yahya Jammeh's more than two decades in power. He ... Read more »
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