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Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh attends an extraordinary meeting of the Economic Community of West African States in Dakar, 2 April 2012
It's been 20 years since Lieutenant Yahya Jammeh overthrew the Gambian government and proclaimed himself President of the Republic. Some of the human rights violations recorded over the last 20 years include the killing of 14 protesters in April 2000 and the killing of journalist Deyda Hydara in 2004.
Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh attends an extraordinary meeting of the Economic Community of West African States in Dakar, 2 April 2012

The Gambia | Impunity

Impunity persists: 20 years of fear in The Gambia

ARTICLE 19

It's been 20 years since Lieutenant Yahya Jammeh overthrew the Gambian government and proclaimed himself President of the Republic. Some of the human rights violations recorded over the last 20 years include the killing of 14 protesters in April 2000 and the killing of journalist Deyda Hydara in 2004.

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