Ruling party Gambia fight results election

Ruling party Gambia fight results election

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Shortly before the expiration of the term, the ruling party in the Gambia announced the results of the presidential elections for the judge to want to challenge it.

The APRC (Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction) wants the supreme court to appeal against the “erroneous decision” of the electoral commission to release opposition leader Adama Barrow as the winner.

Supreme ruler Yahya Jammeh, was initially by his defeat laid down, but he came here Friday. During the elections irregularities have occurred. According to the Gambian electoral law, until ten days after the elections, to object against the result.

Jammeh is already 22 years in power. According to human rights organisations, the supreme court, and is mainly staffed by judges from countries with a similar legal system such as Nigeria and Pakistan, strongly under his influence.

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