Jaiteh, a native of Manjai Kunda, has called for support to victims of former
President Yahya Jammeh and his bandits.
rule has ended but he left his victims here who should not be forgotten,” said
Mr Jaiteh, who wrote a book in French on victims of Jammeh while he was in
exile in Senegal in 2013.
book is about the brutalities of the regime of Yahya Jammeh and the author said
there are plans to translate it into English and possibly Arabic.
English equivalent of the book title is: ‘To know Yahya Jammeh’ and the author
said 50 per cent of the proceeds of the book sale will be donated to Jammeh’s
Jaiteh said people should not leave the issue of support to the victims only in
the hands of the government and the diaspora.
citizens we should find ways out to support these victims including those that
require overseas treatment, those that lost their parents and all those who
fall victim,” he said.
author said he returned to The Gambia from exile on 18 May 2017 with the idea
of supporting victims, when he heard of another Gambian by the name Alagie
Suntu Touray in the UK with similar interest.
Jaiteh said that before leaving for exile, he left one of his friends, a victim
of Jammeh’s atrocities, begging on the streets to undergo overseas medical
find the person still begging, which is very sad,” he said, while calling on people
to join hands in solidarity and support of the victims.
thanked the government of President Adama Barrow for their commitment and