In Gambia, as well as the launch of a Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission to shed light on human rights abuses during Yahya Jammeh’s 22-year rule, there are also advances on the criminal justice front, both at home and abroad.

Gambia: Criminal cases advance slowly for dictatorship crimes

JUSTICE INFO | Nov 05, 2018


Switzerland’s Federal Criminal Court has ruled that Ousman Sonko, a former interior minister of Gambia suspected of human rights abuses, must remain in Swiss detention until January 2019. 

Swiss to Detain Former Gambian Minister Until 2019

SWISS INFO | SEP 17, 2018


A Ghanaian man is leading a campaign to bring The Gambia's former leader Yahya Jammeh to justice over the murder of 55 migrants who were mistaken for coup plotters, writes the BBC's Alex Duval Smith.

Ghanaian Shoe Seller Vows to Bring Yahya Jammeh to Justice

BBC | 16 May 2018


Nearly two years after elections that ended the reign of dictator Yahya Jammeh, a Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission will soon start work in Gambia. 

Truth Commission Meets with Gambians



Victims Seek Justice for 2005 Killings Linked to Ex-President Jammeh

Gambia: 2 Togolese Among Victims in Migrant Murder Case

HRW | June 25, 2018


The tiny West African state of The Gambia will journey into its grim past on Monday as it begins a probe into atrocities committed under former dictator Yahya Jammeh.

Gambia Set to Probe Pain of Past in Truth Commission

DAILY MAIL | October 12, 2018