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Old 05-16-2018, 09:33 AM
 
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Sad never knew about this but I don't like this concept of international law. I think sovereigns or heads of state should be immune.
Ghanaian shoe seller vows to bring Yahya Jammeh to justice - BBC News
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Martin Kyere leapt from the pick-up truck into the darkness. Bullets whistled around him as he ran for his life through the thick Gambian forest. He fell. He picked himself up. He dodged the soldiers' searchlight.

He promised himself not to rest until Mr Jammeh was brought to justice.

Thirteen years later and now living in his native Ghana, Mr Kyere is the key witness in an international effort to bring The Gambia's former president to trial for what was probably the single largest mass killing during the 22-year reign of terror.

Meanwhile, Mr Jammeh has lived in Equatorial Guinea since January 2017. He went into exile there under a regionally-brokered deal after losing the December 2016 presidential election to Adama Barrow.
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