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New Gambia President Vows to Release Political Prisoners

On Monday, an appeals court in Gambia ordered the release on bail of top opposition politician Ousainou Darboe and 18 other protesters who had been arrested in April under outgoing President Yahya Jammeh. President-elect Adama Barrow has vowed to release more prisoners since winning the election last week. "Political prisoners will be released, all of them. If it's politics, you are released," he told the Associated Press. In a statement released Monday, Amnesty...

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