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Jammeh’s Rogue Elements Are The Problem

Jammeh’s Rogue Elements Are The Problem

I wish to extend my heartfelt condolences and prayers to the victims and the families of Faraba Banta peaceful protesters who were cowardly killed and injured by the rogue elements of Police Intervention Unit otherwise known as paramilitary force. People of Faraba have constitutional right[Read More…]

by June 20, 2018 0 comments Politics
Gambia: Fully Investigate Anti-Mining Protesters’ Deaths

Gambia: Fully Investigate Anti-Mining Protesters’ Deaths

Inquiry, Officers’ Arrests Positive First Steps The Gambian authorities should thoroughly investigate the alleged excessive use of force by police causing the deaths of two anti-sand mining demonstrators on June 18, 2018, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International said today. The Gambian government should accelerate[Read More…]

by June 20, 2018 0 comments News
THE GAMBIA: SMALLEST IN AFRICA BUT BIGGEST IN THE WORLD!

THE GAMBIA: SMALLEST IN AFRICA BUT BIGGEST IN THE WORLD!

Karamo N.M. Sonko, Ph.D Heeno Occasional Postings, No.22, June 15, 2018 On Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018, I was fortunate to witness The Gambia’s historic achievement in Brussels, Belgium, where an International Conference for The Gambia, organized by the European Union (EU), amassed €1.45 billion (US$1.7[Read More…]

by June 20, 2018 0 comments Politics
Let’s Not Lose Our Minds!

Let’s Not Lose Our Minds!

A national tragedy occured yesterday and there is nothing that can justify the killings of innocent and unarmed civilians. The people of Faraba Banta are within their democratic rights to demonstrate and voice out their concern when their community is being threatened by the large[Read More…]

by June 19, 2018 0 comments Society
Why We Should Weed Out Criminals

Why We Should Weed Out Criminals

Whether we agree or disagree, criminals know no human feelings, and are at all times bent on strategising to beat any system, no matter the level of sophistication. And what makes criminality so complicated is the high level of solidarity and support criminals render to[Read More…]

by June 19, 2018 0 comments Editorial
Faraba Killings Complicate My Job

Faraba Killings Complicate My Job

Open Letter to President Barrow JUSTICE FOR THE FARABA VICTIMS NOW! Dear Mr. President, When you appointed me Executive Secretary of the TRRC back in late January 2018, my understanding was that your government was fully and genuinely invested in addressing past human rights violations[Read More…]

by June 19, 2018 0 comments Politics