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Gambia, The

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On the even of President Yaya Jammeh's term ending, Freedom House urges the government of The Gambia to respect the will of the people. 

Freedom House issued the following statement in response to Gambian security forces today seizing the election commission headquarters, after President Jammeh’s defeat in presidential elections earlier this month.

Freedom House issued the following statement in response to the release of The Gambia’s December 1, 2016 election results.

In response to Gambia’s decision to withdraw from the treaty that established the International Criminal Court, Freedom House released a statement.


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Freedom in Sub-Saharan Africa 2007

Freedom House released an analysis of democracy in sub-Saharan Africa showing that the region has experienced notable increases in freedom over the past generation, although more setbacks than gains were seen in 2006.


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