Rape Charges Pressed Against Gambia's Former President Jammeh

Toufah Jallow says she was raped by Yahya Jammeh in 2014, while he was still in office, and flew home from Canada to present her allegations to the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission set up by President Adama Barrow to investigate human rights abuses committed during Jammeh's 22 years in power.



"When I screamed that I was dying, he told me it was fun."’ Fatou Jallow gives a graphic account of how former Gambia president Yahya Jammeh allegedly raped her.

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