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Gambia Opposition Leader Cannot Use PA System to Address Supporters

Gambia’s main opposition leader said security forces Thursday denied him permission to use a public address system to speak to his supporters while touring the country.  Ousaninu Darbo of the United Democratic Party (UDP) said that under Gambia’s current controversial Public Order Act, anyone wanting to use a public address system must first get permission from the police. But he said police threw roadblocks in his way when he sought the permission.   Both Amnesty...

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