Jan 27

Gambian Interior Minister Turned Asylum Seeker May Face Criminal Proceedings in Europe:

Ex-Gambian Interior Minister Ousman Sonko, who migrated to Switzerland as an asylum seeker, will be investigated and may face criminal charges for his past actions in Gambia.

The Bern General Prosecutor’s Office announced Thursday evening that a criminal case against the former Gambian Interior Minister would be opened and an investigation would begin. Mr. Sonko arrived in Switzerland to claim asylum in November 2016 and has been living in asylum homes since then, Neue Zürcher Zeitung reports. Continue reading »

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