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Gabon Opposition Leader Charged With Torture

Gabon's leading opposition figure was charged Thursday with imprisoning and torturing people who had attacked his home, risking up to 10 years in prison and possible elimination from a presidential election expected in 2016. Jean Ping, 72, a former head of the African Union, was charged with the illegal imprisonment, inhuman treatment and torture of some of the people who threw rocks at his residence Monday, state prosecutor Sidonie Ouwe said. Ping, the head of an opposition...

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