Faraba report out today


By Lamin Cham The much-awaited report on the June 18 bloody riots in Faraba will be released today, officials confirmed yesterday. Alongside the report, according to officials shall be the white paper, the document that explains all the complex issues about the matter. The report is prepared by an independent panel of investigators led by human rights lawyer Emmanuel Joof which took one month to get to the bottom of the incident, its causes and nature. Three young men were killed in the melee, and about half a dozen PIU officials are currently standing trial for their murder. The Inspector General of police at the time, Landing Kinteh, resigned. President Barrow had said his government instituted the panel to get to the root causes]]>