Ghanaian Groups Urge Prosecution of Jammeh for murders of over 50 West African nationals

By Sanna Camara An investigation by Human Rights Watch and international justice NGO TRIAL International said today that a paramilitary unit controlled by then-Gambian president Yahya Jammeh was responsible for the summary execution of more than 50 Ghanaian, Nigerian, and other West African migrants in 2005. In a press release issued this morning from Accra, where the…… Continue reading Ghanaian Groups Urge Prosecution of Jammeh for murders of over 50 West African nationals

Jammeh plans to flee Malabo, Cassamance jungles as next target base

By Sanna Camara Highly placed sources close to the exiled Gambian dictator has revealed an elaborate plan by the ousted dictator to flee his exile base of Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, amidst growing consensus among African leaders to have him extradited to face charges for crimes committed under his rule. Jammeh has already reached out to…… Continue reading Jammeh plans to flee Malabo, Cassamance jungles as next target base

5 months to Presidential elections, Senegal NGOs lament gag order in Gambia

By Sanna Camara Civil society organisations in Senegal have convened a press conference to lament the gag order in force in neighbouring Gambia as the clock ticks closer to presidential elections the small West African enclave. The timing of the conference was deliberate as July 22nd 2016 marked 22 years of dictatorship in The Gambia. Rights…… Continue reading 5 months to Presidential elections, Senegal NGOs lament gag order in Gambia