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Statement by UK Ambassador to The Gambia on recent sentencing

UK Ambassador to The Gambia, Colin Crorkin, issued a statement on the recent sentences of Ousainou Darboe and his supporters.

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UK Ambassador to The Gambia - Colin Crorkin

The Ambassador said:

“The British Government is concerned by the severity of the sentences in the case of the Gambian UDP (United Democratic Party) leader, Ousainou Darboe, and his supporters. These sentences are disproportionate and not in line with internationally acceptable human rights standards.”

Published 26 July 2016