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Gambian Beauty Queen Testifies About Rape by Former President 

HeadlineNov 01, 2019

In Gambia, a beauty queen who says the president raped her when she was 18 years old testified Thursday to a public truth and reconciliation commission that is investigating the atrocities of former President Yahya Jammeh. Fatou “Toufah” Jallow has become a leading voice against the former president, who ruled the West African country of 2 million people for 22 years before his regime ended in 2017. Two other women have also come forward to accuse the former president of rape and sexual assault. 

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