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September 9, 2014
President Yahya Jammeh of Gambia should not sign a new Criminal Code amendment that would increase the punishment for “aggravated homosexuality” to life in prison.
July 21, 2014
The Gambian government must abolish the laws and iron fisted practices that have resulted in two decades of widespread human rights violations, Amnesty International said as it joined forces with othe...
October 22, 2013
Sedition charges must be dropped against three political opponents in The Gambia to make way for their immediate release, Amnesty International said, pointing to allegations the three men were torture...
July 5, 2013
A new bill in the Gambia could impose lengthy prison sentences and hefty fines for criticising government officials on the internet.

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