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UN Rights Chief Deplores Gambia Opposition Detainee Death

The U.N. rights chief on Tuesday deplored the death of an opposition party member while in custody in Gambia, urging the authorities to investigate his death along with allegations that detainees are refused medical care. Solo Krummah died in a hospital over the weekend, his United Democratic Party (UDP) said, its second member to lose his life in custody since the start of a crackdown on opposition protests earlier this year. There were no details on what treatment had been needed or...

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