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Wave of Arrests Abroad Follow Gambian Coup Attempt

The Gambian government's reaction to a December 30 coup attempt has been swift and “unprecedented,” according to human rights groups that say dozens of civilians and security personnel have been detained.  The story has taken on an international dimension as well with arrests in Senegal and the United States.    Security remains tight in Gambia a week after gunmen tried to overthrow President Yahya Jammeh. Authorities are hunting for those suspected of involvement in...

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