Media Alert: Survivors of Yahya Jammeh's counterfeit AIDS 'cure' demand justice

*MEDIA ALERT: AIDS-FREE WORLD PRESS CONFERENCE *
Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 13h50 GMT
ICASA, Media Centre, Sofitel Abidjan
Côte d’Ivoire

SURVIVORS OF YAHYA JAMMEH’S COUNTERFEIT
AIDS ‘CURE’
DEMAND JUSTICE

WHAT: Three survivors will discuss the appalling abuses they suffered while confined within the fraudulent “treatment cente” operated by former Gambian dictator Yahya Jammeh, who coerced at least 9,000 Gambians living with HIV into receiving his herbal “cure” between 2007 and 2017.

The survivors will be joined by two lawyers from the international advocacy organization AIDS-Free World, who are helping to pursue justice for victims of one of the most egregious orchestrated assaults on people living with HIV in the history of the global AIDS crisis. 

WHO:  Ms. Fatou Jatta, survivor
             Mr. Lamin Ceesay, survivor
             Mr. Ousman Sowe, survivor
             Ms. Saramba Kandeh, Legal and Gender Associate, AIDS-Free World
             Moderator: Ms. Sarah Bosha, Legal Research and Policy Associate, AIDS-Free World

WHEN: Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at 13h50 GMT.

WHERE:  ICASA Media Centre
                  Sofitel Abidjan Hotel Ivoire
                  Boulevard Hassan II 08 Bp 01 Abidjan 08
                  Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

CONTACT: Justine Brouillaud, AIDS-Free World
Email: jb@aidsfreeworld.org, Phone: +1-646-924-1710
Skype: jbrouillaud, WhatsApp: +1-631-655-8425