Gambia: Serving life imprisonment for the printing and distribution of T-shirts in The Gambia: Dr Amadou Scattred Janneh
Dr Amadou Scattred Janneh, a Gambian national who also has USA citizenship, was arrested on 7 June 2011 for being in possession of T-shirts made by the NGO ‘Coalition for Change – The Gambia’. He was charged with treason and, in January 2012, sentenced to life imprisonment with hard labour. Dr Janneh is currently appealing his sentence. Dr Janneh is a prisoner of conscience and must be released immediately and unconditionally.