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(Banjul, The Gambia, October 21, 2017) - Victims of the former Gambian government of Yahya Jammeh and Gambian and international activists on Saturday announced the formation of a campaign to bring Jammeh and his leading accomplices to justice. Jammeh fled The Gambia in January 2017 for exile in Equatorial Guinea after losing presidential elections to current president Adama Barrow. In 22 years of autocratic rule, Jammeh’s government used killings, “disappearances,” torture, intimidation, sexual violence, and arbitrary arrests to suppress dissent and preserve its grip on power.

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