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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Amnesty International | Gambia: Charge or release family ...
20 January 2015

Gambian authorities should either charge or release family members of people suspected to be involved in December's alleged failed coup, and grant ...

Press Release      

Gambia: Human rights defender facing possibility of jail: Sait ...
19 December 2014

Gambian human rights defender Sait Matty Jaw is facing trial on 23 December, along with researchers Seth Yaw Kandeh and Olufemi Erinle Titus, from ...

Urgent Action       AFR 27/017/2014

Gambia: 10 Years of Impunity, 10 years of injustice for the ...
16 December 2014

The government of Yahya Jammeh continues to spread fear and to exercise extreme intolerance to any form of dissent in Gambia. Human rights defenders ...

Public Statement       AFR 27/016/2014

Gambia: “Aggravated Homosexuality'' Offence Carries Life ...
21 November 2014

Gambia's recent passage of a homophobic law puts the already persecuted lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) community at even ...

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Amnesty International | Gambia: “Aggravated Homosexuality'' ...
21 November 2014

Gambia's recent passage of a homophobic law puts the already persecuted lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) community at even ...

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Gambia: First arrests since homophobic law
20 November 2014

A law introducing possible life sentences for the offence of “aggravated homosexuality” was enacted on 9 October in Gambia. In the last two weeks, ...

Urgent Action       AFR 27/015/2014

Amnesty International | Gambia must stop wave of ...
18 November 2014

The arrest, detention and torture of eight people since the beginning of the month as part of a crackdown on “homosexuality” by the Gambian authorities ...

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Gambia must stop wave of homophobic arrests and torture ...
18 November 2014

The arrest, detention and torture of eight people since the beginning of the month as part of a crackdown on “homosexuality” by the Gambian authorities ...

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Gambia: Further information: Journalists acquitted and ...
12 November 2014

On 10 November, Gambian journalists Musa Sheriff and Sainey MK Marenah were acquitted and discharged on the two counts of “publication of false ...

Urgent Action       AFR 27/014/2014

Amnesty International | Gambia: UN monitors denied prison ...
7 November 2014

Gambia has again demonstrated its blatant disregard for human rights by stopping a UN team from investigating allegations of torture and extrajudicial ...

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