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September 11, 2012
Charges against two journalists detained after they applied for permission to hold a peaceful protest over the executions of nine death row inmates must be dropped by the Gambian authorities.
Press Release
August 30, 2012

Amnesty International reiterates call for moratorium on executions in Gambia, as 38 people still on death row are at imminent risk of execution.

Press Release
August 24, 2012

Amnesty International has received credible reports that nine individuals were executed last night in Gambia and that more are under threat of imminent executions today and in the coming days.

News
August 21, 2012
Gambian president Yahya Jammeh’s reported comments that people sentenced to death in The Gambia will be executed by September must not be acted on and must be retracted, Amnesty International said.

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