Jul 3, 2020, 11:01 AM
The second SN Brussels flight is expected today with 65 Gambians; most of whom were stranded in Europe because of the covid-19, official sources said.
Meanwhile the Senegalese supreme court on Friday rejected the request made by family members of covid-19 victims who died in the diaspora to be repatriated to Senegal for burial.
The reason given by the judges is that the virus is conterminous.
Senegal registered its first case on 2 March 2020.
Media reports have indicated so far 89 Senegalese in the diaspora have died due to the virus.
State House, Banjul, 9th June 2022: President Adama Barrow, Thursday, 9th June 2022, made a call on faith groups to propagate and maintain peace and tolerance as a prerequisite for social and economic development. The President was speaking at the Statehouse during a meeting with the Outgoing Vatican Ambassador to The Gambia, H.E Dagoberto Campo Salas, who came to bid him farewell.
Neneh M.C. Cham, a private lawyer, yesterday testified before the TRRC, stating that former President Yahya Jammeh’s government used to intervene in any court case that interested him, adding she normally had difficulties in getting information from the police with regard to her clients.
Victims of The Gambia Centre for Victims and Human Rights Violations (Victims' Center) have urged the government to reject the amnesty granted to former vice chairman of the 1994 Junta Government, Sanna Sabally, by TRRC.