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Ousman Sonko gets maximum punishment

The trial against former Interior minister of The Gambia, Ousman Sonko, came to a wrap on May 15. The Swiss Federal Court of Bellinzona handed him a 20-year prison sentence for crimes against humanity. This is the highest sentence that can be given under Swiss law. Whilst lawyers of plaintiffs and activists described this as […]
By Mariam Sankanu (in Bellinzona, Switzerland)
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