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Slavery in Mauritania Persists Despite Efforts to Abolish It

The U.S. State Department’s annual report on trafficking in persons said Mauritania does not fully comply with minimum standards for eliminating the practice and is not making "significant efforts" to do so. From Nouakchott, Ahmed Moussa reports on a family held captive more than 30 years after Mauritanian formally outlawed slavery. Salem Solomon narrates.

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