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How to topple a dictator: the rebel plot that freed the Gambia

32 mins | Jun 5, 2018
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Yahya Jammeh is a former military officer who was the leader of the Gambia from 1994 to 2017. After 22 years, he seemed unassailable, but Philip Róin and Mikkel Danielsen, writing in The Guardian, describe how a small but courageous resistance of Gambians ended his brutal and reckless rule.
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