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The Gambia

Anxiety runs high as The Gambia confronts dictator’s crimes

November 30, 2018

The Gambia’s new Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission will examine human-rights violations under former President Yahya Jammeh, who left office last year after being voted out. Under Jammeh, who ruled in a dictatorship for 22 years, torture and executions were common, as were disappearances and sexual violence. Victims, witnesses and perpetrators will start testifying before […]

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