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Life on death row: ‘They had no idea they were going to be executed’

Headline Title:  'They had no idea they were going to be executed' 18 April 2013 Social activist and former Minister of Information, Amadou Janneh, was found guilty of treason and sentenced to life imprisonment in January 2012 for printing and distributing T-shirts made by the NGO ‘Coalition for Change – The Gambia (CGG),’ calling for an end to “dictatorship” in the country. While in prison, he met many people on death row, including the nine who were executed in August 2012 – the first executions in more than three decades in The Gambia.He shared his story with Amnesty International,…

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