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Media Advisory TRRC SUSPENDS PUBLIC HEARINGS Statement by the Chair, Dr. Lamin J. Sise August 4, 2020 In the light of the growing seriousness of the Covid-19 situation in The Gambia, the Commission has decided to suspend its public hearings till further notice. The suspension will take effect immediately. The […]

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Statement by the Chair, Dr. Lamin J. Sise, at the opening of the 15th Session of the TRRC’s public hearings July 6, 2020

On Thursday, June 25, 2020 the TRRC concluded its fourteenth three-week session of public hearings. During that session, 21 witnesses appeared before the Commission. The total number of witnesses appearing before the Commission since the commencement of the public hearings on January 7, 2019 is now 241. These include 59 […]

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The TRRC on Wednesday 1st July 2020 organised a reconciliation exercise between victims of human rights violations and their perpetrators at its headquarters in Kololi. The victims included Omar A Jallow who was tortured in 1996 by Major Abubacarr Bah, Ensa Jesus Badgie who was imprisoned as a result of […]


Gambia Prisons boss testifies at TRRC

By Pierre Njie Ansumana Manneh, the Director General of the Gambia Prison Services (GPS) has on Monday testified before the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) at the Dunes Hotel in Kololi. The Prison department’s boss informed the truth commission that the Gambia Prisons were used by the previous government […]