The only real survivor of the 2005 West African migrants’ bloodbath, Mr. Martin Kyere along with Kehinde Enagameh, a brother to at least one Paul Enagameh, a sufferer of the 2005 bloodbath have referred to as for justice for the illegal killings of their brothers.
Talking at a press briefing organised by The Gambia Heart for Victims of Human Rights Violations and the Jammeh to Justice Marketing campaign, Mr. Enagameh stated as a brother, the one factor that he may do for his brother proper now could be to make sure that he will get justice in order that his household again house can have a closure.
Paul, he stated was a really shut brother to him and to each member of the household, including that it is not been straightforward for his household since his dying. For them to have a therapeutic and have the ability to overcome what occurred, he stated there should be justice as a result of with out justice there will not be any reconciliation.
He emphasised the necessity for the federal government of The Gambia to compensate the households and victims as a result of a few of the migrants have been the breadwinners of their households. “Households ought to be put within the place the place they will now modify to regular life,” he stated.
He appealed to the Nigerian authorities to get entangled within the matter to allow them to get the justice they need.
For his half, Martin Kyere, survivor of the 2005 West African migrants bloodbath, stated what occurred in The Gambia in 2005 can’t be defined for somebody to know. He narrated briefly how the migrants have been killed and the way he managed to flee dying.
The destiny of the victims and future Gambia, he added depends upon the suggestions of the TRRC, noting that they need to see perpetrators introduced earlier than the courtroom of regulation in order that justice may be served.
“We should respect the rights of individuals and we should take care of unhealthy ones amongst us in order that we will have an excellent and comfy place to reside.”
He additional stated that they need to see TRRC giving suggestions that may carry unity and produce a stable Gambia so folks can see Gambia as a rustic that has respect for human rights and the rule of regulation.
Sheriff Kijera, chairman, Gambia Heart for Victims of Human Rights Violations, counseled each the Reality, Reconciliation and Reparations Fee (TRRC) and the Nationwide Human Rights Fee (NHRC) for his or her efforts, calling on the governments of the massacred migrants to be a part of the struggle in opposition to injustice.
Emmanuel Joof, chairman, Nationwide Human Rights Fee, stated they’re awaiting the suggestions of the TRRC and that they will ensure that impunity doesn’t reign in The Gambia. He assured that they’ll take a distinguished place within the course of to ensure that justice is completed within the nation. “Gambians have been victims; we have now the Ghanaians who’re victims and the Nigerians amongst others. We can’t enable impunity to reign in our nation,” he stated.