The pain and anguish my family has endured are immeasurable. It all began with the arrest of my father, a hardworking and dedicated man who ventured into a timber trade, never suspecting that it would be his last endeavor. As the breadwinner of our family, he played an indispensable role in ensuring our well-being and providing for our needs. However, his sudden and enforced disappearance without a trace shattered our lives.
The agony of not knowing what had happened to my father consumed us. Days turned into weeks, weeks into months, and still, there was no sign of him. Our relentless search for answers yielded no results, leaving us in a state of perpetual uncertainty and despair. The absence of closure inflicted deep wounds upon our hearts, as we yearned for any information that would shed light on his fate.
The truth eventually emerged through the Truth, Reconciliation, and Reparations Commission (TRRC), revealing the horrifying reality that my father had been killed
. The mere thought of the circumstances surrounding his death sends chills down my spine. Learning that he was brutally taken away from us by the jugular’s is a painful truth that will forever haunt our memories.
In our quest for justice, we seek not only solace for ourselves but also a commitment from the government to ensure “never again.
- In our quest for truth and justice, we must amplify the stories that have been shrouded in darkness, ensuring they are heard far and wide. “The Victims Podcast” will continue to shed light on untold narratives, advocate for the marginalized, and foster a collective commitment to a world where justice prevails. Remember, it is through our shared efforts that we can create a future where no family has to endure the pain of Human Rights Violations
Host – Isatou and Fatou