Amadou Janneh knows firsthand the price of resistance in the Gambia. He was in prison in September last year when nine prisoners were dragged from the cells around him and taken to the firing squad. None had more than a moment’s warning that they were to be shot dead. “At around 9:30 p.m., they just came in and selected nine,” Janneh says. “It was somewhat random. No witnesses, nothing.”…

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November 11, 2013