17 January 2013
Gambia: The Detention of Baba Leigh Higlighted By EU -the Detention Without Trial That Remains in the Public View
By Ousman Njie
The people in the Gambia and the international community at large are daily asking: Where is Baba Leigh? Is he in a good state of Health? When will he be released? What would be the explanation for keeping him so long against the Constitution and commonsense?
In a recent interview, an Assistant to Madame Catherine Ashton, EU High Representative, told the BBC Focus on Africa that the EU is concerned with the deteriorating situation of human rights in The Gambia as evident in the arrest and detention of Imam Baba Leigh and other cases.
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