Sophie is a doctoral candidate and teaching associate at the University of Birmingham. She completed her LLB, with honours, at the University of Warwick in 2012, and her LLM in International Law at the University of Bristol in 2013. After completing her LLM, Sophie spent a year working as a visiting lecturer in law, at the University of The Gambia. In 2014, Sophie began her PhD at the University of Birmingham, researching in the area of international human rights law, with a particular focus on torture and the Human Rights Committee.
The recent resignation of Jammeh’s information minister is seen as a sign of his regime weakening.