Gambia parents seek justice in court over fatal imported cough syrups

BANJUL, Gambia – Ebrima Sagnia holds on to the precious memories of his young son playing joyfully around their home in The Gambia‚Äôs capital. These memories are bittersweet for Sagnia, who struggles to find the words as grief overwhelms him. In September of last year, Sagnia witnessed his four-year-old son, Lamin, suffering from excruciating pain while lying in a hospital bed. What initially seemed like a common fever, typical during the rainy season, quickly escalated. …

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