Gambia's Barrow Orders Release of 171 Prisoners
In his inauguration ceremony, President Adama Barrow announced that inmates in in the country's notorious 2 Mile Prison were to be set free. They were all detained without trial during the regime of former president Yahya Jammeh.
Al Jazeera, 20 February 2017
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