Gambian court frees prominent opposition leader, 18 others

Gambian court frees prominent opposition leader, 18 others

A Gambian court freed a prominent lawyer and 18 other political prisoners on bail on Monday pending an appeal of their sentence for “unlawful assembly”, in a sign President Yahya Jammeh’s shock election defeat last week could end years of repression. A Reuters witness was present for the decision to release Ousainou Darboe along with […]