NIA Urged to Close Down ‘Bambadinka Torture Chamber’
Friday, July 06, 2012
“Gambian courts have found evidence of torture perpetrated against suspects in their judgments,” Mai Fatty said.The lawyer-turned politician added: “I speak with impeccable authority that a systematic practice of torture is now incontestable.
“According to media reports on suspect testimonies, over 90% of NIA detainees had alleged some form of torture, and some of the worst brutalities were alleged to have taken place at ‘Bambadinka’.
“Mr Director-General, I call on you to put a stop to the torture of suspects under your custody with immediate effect. Mr. Director-General, close down Bambadinka as a torture chamber.”
Read the open letter in full on Kabefoo – Page 4
Author: Mai Fatty