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30-Plus Gambian Protesters Still in Custody, Opposition Says

More than 30 protesters remain in custody in Gambia nearly a week after their arrest for demanding free speech and electoral reform, though authorities have released 15 others, opposition sources said Wednesday. Security forces in the small West African nation made the first wave of arrests during a small demonstration near the capital, Banjul, last Thursday and then made a second roundup of opposition politicians Saturday. In all, 50 were arrested, according to sources in the United...

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