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Gambia’s Women Break Their Silence

When did you first hear that Jammeh had raped and sexually assaulted women? The first stories surfaced when Human Rights Watch Senior Counsel Reed Brody and I started collecting evidence for the “Campaign to Bring Yahya Jammeh and his Accomplices to Justice” (#Jammeh2Justice). That was in October 2017. While I was interviewing people, I was told that there had been many rumors that Jammeh had forced women to have sex with him. How did you go about probing these rumors? I found a lot online about how Jammeh, who fled the country a month after being defeated in elections in December 2016 and now…

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