Gambia Says it Will Prosecute Former President for Crimes Against Humanity

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Friday, June 3, 2022
Author: 
Alex Mostaghimi
Volume: 
38
Issue: 
6
Abstract: 

On May 25, 2022, the Gambian government said it will prosecute 70 alleged perpetrators, including former president Yahya Jammeh, named in the True, Reconciliation, and Reparation Commission’s (TRCC) report.  The Ministry of Justice accepted 263 of 265 recommendations made by the commission and announced the creation of a special court to prosecute alleged perpetrators, senior officials, and former president Yahya Jammeh.