Tag: torture

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IGP Ordered to pay a compensation of D425,000 to victim tortured by police officers

Justice Sheriff B. Tabally of the Brikama High Court on July 20, 2023 delivered a landmark judgement against police officers who were found guilty of torture against a civilian. The Applicant Assan Jagne filed a lawsuit against police officers at Farato Police Station, accusing them of torture and violating his rights.The complainant filed an originating summon against the […]

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Torture & inhumane treatment continues to exist in The Gambia!! What have our security officers learned from the TRRC?

It seems some security officers especially the police officers of the Gambia Police Force has still not learnt of the serious offences such as human rights violations committed by their fellow security officers during the former regime of Yahya Jammeh. Having read the judgment delivered on Thursday, 20th July 2023, […]

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TRRC recommends SIS DG Ousman Sowe, Nine others be banned for 10 years from holding public office

ARCHIVE (Re-post): First published on 24th December 2021, on The New Observer. The Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) has recommended that the Director General of the State Intelligence Agency Ousman Sowe be banned from holding public office for a decade with at least nine other former and current state […]