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Gambian Court Orders Release of Opposition Leader, 18 Protesters

A Gambian court has ordered the release of an opposition leader and 18 other political prisoners, just days after President Yahya Jammeh lost the recent presidential election and agreed to step aside. Ousainou Darboe and other members of the United Democratic Party received three-year jail sentences in July for taking part in a peaceful demonstration demanding electoral reforms.  The court's decision Monday to release them on bail prompted cheers in the courtroom and among...

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