Gambia Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC)

During his 22-year dictatorial rule that ended in early 2017, Gambia’s former president, Yahya Jammeh, used his power as well as State institutions to entrap and sexually abuse young women. Jammeh’s reign was already characterised by enforced Read more

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Three women have accused Gambia’s former President – Yahya Jammeh, of rape and sexual assault while he was in office, according to Human Rights Watch and TRIAL International. Former Gambian officials said that presidential aides regularly pressured Read more


  • Fatou “Toufah” Jallow (right), with Jimbee Jammeh, the cousin of Yahya Jammeh. Jimbee helped Yahya lure in young women