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Gambia Frees More Than 200 Prisoners Including Past Coup Plotters

Gambia released more than 200 prisoners on Friday, including 31 jailed for treason during multiple plots to overthrow long-ruling President Yahya Jammeh, prison officials said. Hundreds of cheering and weeping friends and relatives gathered outside the Mile 2 prison in the tiny West African country's capital to greet them. Those linked to a failed attempt to oust Jammeh in December remain imprisoned although their family members, including the elderly mother of the alleged...

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