Tag: UK

Human Rights, News, World News

Former First Lady Zineb and ex-President Jammeh retained on new UK, US sanction lists

The United Kingdom renewed its list of sanctioned individuals on Monday, including The Gambia’s former president Yahya Jammeh, his wife Zineb Jammeh, and former National Intelligence Agency chief Yankuba Badjie. The United Kingdom has maintained broadened travel bans and economic sanctions against the three for human rights violations. Jammeh, whose […]

Human Rights, News, Security

Update on the Investigation on Alhagie Morr’s alleged case

Preliminary investigations into the allegations of alleged torture against Edrisa Jobe widely known as Alhagie Morr Jobe and others have begun. LTN was informed of the earlier invitation for questioning of Alhagie Morr Jobe in Scotland where he is currently residing. “The Metropolitan Police from UK are currently in The […]

News, Women & Children's Affairs

High Commissioner Fatou Bensouda Receives Bruce Klantsky 2022 Award

H.E Dr. Fatou Bensouda, the Gambian High Commissioner in London was invited by Dean Michael Scharf and the Case Western Reserve University School of law to deliver the annual Klantsky Endowed Lecture 2022 and to receive the Bruce J Klantsky Award for her extraordinary contributions to global Justice. The Klantsky […]

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Queen Elizabeth II has died, Buckingham Palace announces

Culled from BBC. Queen Elizabeth II, the UK’s longest-serving monarch, has died at Balmoral aged 96, after reigning for 70 years. Her family gathered at her Scottish estate after concerns grew about her health earlier on Thursday. The Queen came to the throne in 1952 and witnessed enormous social change. […]