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Yahya Jammeh

29.07.2020 - (Last modified: 06.04.2021)
Facts Yahya Jammeh was born in 1969 in Kanilai in Gambia. In 1984, he entered gendarmerie and gradually made his way to the top, reaching the position of commander of the military police, a position which he held between 1991 and 1992. On 22 July 1994, he came to power following a coup d’état. A transitional government was subsequently established and lasted until 19...
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Supporting a female victim of torture in Burundi

12.06.2019 - (Last modified: 20.02.2020)
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