Action in Focus - January 2008

By AI International Secretariat, , Index number: ACT 60/002/2008

On 31 January 2008, the Community Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States is due to decide whether or not the Gambian authorities have a case to answer over the arrest of Chief Ebrima B. Manneh, a journalist who was detained nearly two years ago. Amnesty International considers him to be a prisoner of conscience and is calling for his immediate and unconditional release.

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