Wednesday, August 3, 2016

#GambiaRising leaders locked up - @GambiaRising focused on education

The last time I posted about Gambia, it was about an uprising that started in mid-April against President Yahya Jammeh's government, including demands that he step down.

Two weeks ago, Gambia's opposition leader Ousainou Darboe and 18 others were jailed for three years for participating in those unauthorized demonstrations.
The odds of the president stepping down are low, although Gambia is unpredictable.

@GambiaRising, meanwhile, thanks Tweeters for not posting #gambiarising when protesting the government. @GambiaRising is focused on improving education in Gambia, not overthrowing its government.

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