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Mauritania: Human Rights Defenders at Risk

Expand March organized by the Collective of Widows and by the Collective of Civilian and Military Victims, on the Day of Commemoration of the Events of 1989-1990, November 2016, Nouakchott.  © 2016 Tiphaine Gosse (Nouakchott) – Mauritania’s human rights defenders face repression when they raise the most country’s most sensitive social issues, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The issues include ethnic and caste discrimination, slavery, and the need for accountability for a campaign of atrocities against certain groups three decades ago. February 12, 2018 Report Ethnicity,…

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