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The new government committed to reforming several repressive laws and reforming the security forces. Steps were taken to begin a transitional justice process.
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Gambia: Mass arrests risk fuelling tensions

In response to the arrest of 137 protesters following clashes with security forces in Gambia yesterday, Amnesty International’s Acting Deputy Regional Director for West and Central, Marta Colomer, said: “Yesterday’s crackdown on protesters had alarming echoes of Gambia’s brutal past. There have...

Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi appears before ICJ in genocide case

Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s State Counsellor and de facto head of state, is leading Myanmar’s delegation to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, Netherlands, to respond to a case alleging that Myanmar has breached its obligations under the UN Genocide Convention. The case was...