Residents walk on an empty street in Banjul Gambia, Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Jason Florio)
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A prominent member of a newly-formed Gambian opposition party has been arrested for the second time in just over a month, her lawyer said Tuesday.Rights groups accuse Gambian President Yahya Jammeh of human rights abuses, including a clampdown on political opponents.The court convicted 19 people in July, including the leader of the opposition United Democratic Party, sentencing them to three years' imprisonment on charges related to unauthorized protests, the human rights group said, calling again for their unconditional release.
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