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Gambia arrests soldier suspect of committing abuses for exiled strongman
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Gambia arrests soldier suspect of committing abuses for exiled strongman

Gambia’s army has detained a soldier suspected of being part of ex-President Yahya Jammeh’s black-ops paramilitary group that carried out covert operations targeting the ex-dictator’s perceived enemies. Capt. Malick Boye is accused of executing several people, including a female military officer that was impregnated by Mr. Jammeh, the army confirmed. […]

Gambia’s ex-dictator’s victims say Obiang cannot protect Jammeh
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Gambia’s ex-dictator’s victims say Obiang cannot protect Jammeh

The victims of Gambia’s former President Yahya Jammeh’s autocratic regime said Equatorial Guinea’s self-serving ruler, Teodoro Obiang cannot stop the apparent return and prosecution of the ex-military strongman. Obiang and Guinea’s Alpha Conde, who helped negotiate Jammeh’s exit vowed to oppose any attempt to have Jammeh extradited to stand trials […]

Gambia’s Solicitor General faces criminal charges
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Gambia’s Solicitor General faces criminal charges

Prosecutors have charged the country’s Solicitor General Cherno Marenah with conspiracy for registering deeds of gifts without authority. Marenah was charged alongside a senior lawyer, Borry S. Touray. According to court documents, Marenah and Touray face four charges: neglect of official duties, obtaining registration by false pretense, making documents without […]