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Gambians get behind a movement to Barrow to his word

The constitution puts him on fairly firm ground but citizens of post-dictatorship Gambia are determined to hold their leader to account

Yes, victims can bring Gambia’s dictator to justice

Gambian President Adama Barrow has said that he will await the report of the country’s truth commission before pursuing Jammeh’s possible extradition

Despite mounting abuse claims, here’s why Jammeh is unlikely to face justice soon

At least in the short term, it looks unlikely that Jammeh will face either his victims or consequences for human rights abuses

Q&A: How Jammeh rape allegations were uncovered

Researcher Marion Volkmann-Brandau on what it took to directly link Gambia’s former dictator to rape and sexual explitation

Former Gambian dictator Jammeh was a ‘serial sexual predator’

Former president Yahya Jammeh allegedly used his position to rape and sexually assault young women, claims new report

Bank at heart of Gambian tyranny

An investigation reveals that a key Belgian institution is again involved in money-laundering

Gambia truth commission starts to address Jammeh-era rights abuses

A truth and reconciliation commission has begun to investigate alleged rights abuses during the 22-year-long rule of Yahya Jammeh

Gambia launches probe into ex-dictator’s abuse

The commission will hold witness hearings into Yahya Jammeh's 22-year era of oppression, opening the way to prosecuting those responsible

The Gambia after Yahya Jammeh: Reconciliation no easy task

Gambian President Adama Barrow might have managed to succeed the longtime leader, but the West African nation remains divided along ethnic lines

‘No sex, no coffee, no ARVs’: Former president’s quackery could land him in court

Former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh will be the first African head of state to be tried for violating the rights of HIV-positive people.

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Editorial: Shout a bit louder, SADC

'Instead of safeguarding Zimbabwe’s democracy, SADC repeatedly rubber-stamped Mugabe’s regime'

Cleaning up the tyrant’s mess

After forcing out Jammeh, The Gambia must fix what he broke

Who will follow Ecowas’s example next?

The Gambia, mirroring Burkina Faso in 2014, underscores the importance the youth play in overthrowing authoritarian leaders through democratic means.

Gambia’s Adama Barrow returns to capital, ending days of anxious waiting

The president of the tiny West African country took the oath of office at his country's embassy in Dakar, Senegal a week ago.

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