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Gambians seek refuge in Senegal amid political tension

Several thousand Gambians have crossed to Senegal in the last 10 days to escape growing tension over the results of last month’s presidential election. DAKAR, Senegal - Several thousand people,...

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Gambia: Arrests, Media Closures as Deadline Nears

Rights at Risk as Calls for Jammeh’s Exit Intensify (Dakar) – The government of President Yahya Jammeh, defeated in Gambia’s December presidential election, has arbitrarily arrested opposition...

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Clampdown feared after three radio stations closed

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the arbitrary closure of three radio stations by the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) just two weeks before President-elect Adama Barrow is due to take...

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Gambia: UN chief congratulates President-elect Adam Barrow

29 December 2016 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called Adam Barrow, the President-elect of Gambia, to congratulate him on his electoral victory and to reiterate the commitment of the United...

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Gambia election: Zeid warning on human rights violations

GENEVA (16 December 2016) – The increased military presence deployed across The Gambia since President Yayha Jammeh rejected the election result risks heightening the current climate of intimidation...

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