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GOV’T URGED TO STA RT EXTRADITION PROCESS FOR JAMMEH

By Omar Bah The Gambia Centre for Victims of Human Rights Violations has called on the government to start the process of requesting for the extradition of former president Yahya Jammeh and his cohorts accused of gross human rights violations. The victims centre chairman Sheriff Kijera toldThe Standard: “The government should start making some extradition request for...

GOV’T URGED TO STA RT EXTRADITION PROCESS FOR JAMMEH

By Omar Bah The Gambia Centre for Victims of Human Rights Violations has called on the government to start the process of requesting for the...

Foni ex-chief appointed GAP national chairman

By Omar Bah The former chief of Foni Bintang Karanai, Alfusainey Jarjue, is the new national chairman of the Gambia Action Party. Chief Jarjue was nominated by the GAP executive to hold the position until the...
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Judge accepts withdrawal of legal aid representation for former NIA officials

By Bruce Asemota Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara of the High Court in Banjul has accepted the recusal of three defense lawyers in the criminal trial involving...

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