It is obvious from other countries with the same legal system as our nation and much more advanced democracies all have in their armed forces acts that 72 hours extension of detention for soldiers accused of serious offences can be extended without the need for a full charge sheet due to the circumstances of armed forces discipline as well as hardship of convening a court martial in three days for pretrial detention hearing.
By Tamsir Manneh
The Nation Assembly Select Committee on Health had on Monday 13th November 2016 met with the National Pharmaceutical Services , laboratory and other health related directorates housed within Central medical stores offices at Kotu. In his introductory remark, Hon. Ousman Sillah, the chairman of the Select Committee on Health reminds the gathering that as National Assembly Members they have multiples statutory roles and oversight responsibilities and auditory functions as well .
Today, Wednesday, 22 November, Ratko Mladić was found guilty of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity in the final verdict of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY). Mladić, the former Commander of the Bosnian Serb Army, was found guilty of genocide at Srebrenica in 1995, as well as war crimes committed against non-Serb civilians elsewhere in Bosnia. He was also deemed responsible for terrorizing and shelling the residents of Sarajevo during its notorious siege and of taking UN peacekeepers hostage.
The dictator hunter who brought Hisene Habre to justice 25 years after his alleged offences of crimes against humanity, has now turn his attention to seeking justice for the victims of dictator Jammeh. Commenting on his twitter handle, @reedbrody, earlier this morning, Reed Brody, the lawyer said he was happy to return to the human rights watch to help the victims of Jammeh get justice.
The recent community protest at the Bakoteh Dumpsite has sparked this paper's interest in the way and manner we handle our waste management and spurred the editor and other staffs to take on the all important crusade of waste management and the ways the government can collaborate with the private sector to tackle to waste management issue.
BANJUL, Aug. 9 The conduct of many Gambian citizens living home and abroad is becoming a cause for concern due to their abuse of freedom of expression and misconception of democracy, experts have said.
These Gambians have been seen involved in the spreading of hate speeches via social media sites in the pretext of freedom of speech since the new government took over in January.