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Gambia: Lawyer Darboe Rebuked Justice Dada, ‘Nigerian Judge and Lawyers are Abusing the Rights of Gambian Citizens.’

UDP Leader Lawyer Ousainou Darboe and Co

The trial of the UDP Leader Lawyer Ousainou Darboe and 19 Co defendants continued at High Court in Banjul on Monday 4th July albeit short, sharp and precise response from Darboe.

‘It is regrettable that the Gambia, which is home to the African Centre for Democracy and Human Rights, unfortunately the rights of citizens of that very country are being abused by a Nigerian judge’, these were the very words of Lawyer Ousainou Darboe to the Nigeria Judge, Justice Dada on Monday.

These exchanges came when the trial judge asked Darboe and Co whether they will continue to defend themselves or wait for their legal representativeS? Continue reading