Charges occur in The Gambia's attempted coup d'état to overthrow President Yahya Jammeh.
The Gambia warns ousted leader Yahya Jammeh not to return to the country, saying his safety cannot be guaranteed if he returns without permission, a government spokesman says. A spokesman for Jammeh's party says he could arrive back at any time from exile in Equatorial Guinea.
The Gambia's justice minister Abubacarr Tambadou states that the country will establish a Truth and Reconciliation Commission "within the next six months" to investigate allegations of abuse dating from the time of former President Yahya Jammeh. According to Tambadou, public hearings are scheduled to get underway by year's end.
Gambian President Adama Barrow removes "Islamic" from the country's official name. The Gambia will now officially be called The Republic of The Gambia. Barrow also vows to reform the National Intelligence Agency, accused by human rights groups of forced disappearances and torture under Yahya Jammeh.
Defeated dictator Yahya Jammeh vows to contest the election results in The Gambian supreme court. [http:--www.itv.com-news-update-2016-12-11-gambian-president-to-contest-election-loss-in-supreme-court- (ITV News)]date=August 2019
Two former military chiefs in The Gambia are charged over an alleged plot to remove President Yahya Jammeh from office in 2006; critics say the government is manipulating coup allegations for its own gain.