How Gambia is grappling with gruesome past under Yahya Jammeh

A #IamToufah campaign supporter, listening to former Gambian beauty queen, Fatou Jallow, testifying before the country's Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Banjul on October 31, 2019

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image captionFatou Jallow gave evidence to the commission in 2019 about how she was sexually assaulted by President Yahya Jammeh

In our series of letters from African journalists, Sierra Leonean-Gambian writer Ade Daramy reflects on the impact that testimony at Gambia’s truth commission is having.

Gambians are being forced to re-evaluate their…

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