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Gambia: Free activist jailed for life over anti-government T-shirts

Headline Title:  Gambia: Free activist jailed for life over anti-government T-shirts 23 July 2012 An activist serving life imprisonment with hard labour for printing and distributing T-shirts calling for an end to the dictatorship in The Gambia must be freed, Amnesty International said marking its annual Day of Action calling for improved human rights in the country. Dr Amadou Scattred Janneh, the country's former Minister for Information and Communication, was arrested in June 2011 after printing and distributing T-shirts made by the NGO ‘Coalition for Change – The Gambia’ (CCG) which…

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