The plaintiffs claim financial damages for damages suffered and a statement by the Supreme Court that their human rights have been violated, said the AIDS-free world interest group.
"My experience in the President's treatment program was a horror" Fatou Jatta, a plaintiff in this case, said in the AIDS-Free World Declaration. "I could have lost my life."
Jammeh, a former army colonel without medical training, claimed that a certain blend of herbs and spices would cure the disease that plagued Africa for decades. The cloudy brown brew was taken daily and applied to the skin, which often led to violent illnesses, according to AIDS-Free World. Jammeh also prayed about patients because the mixture was administered in government facilities. [1