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Interview: Mauritania’s Taboo Topics

February 12, 2018 Report Ethnicity, Discrimination, and Other Red Lines Repression of Human Rights Defenders in Mauritania Download the full report in English Download the appendix of the report in English Mauritania was the last country to outlaw slavery. Hereditary slavery seems to persist, however, a recent lawsuit before the African Union revealed. Did you find evidence of this? Slavery is a very sensitive issue in Mauritania. The position of the government is: There is no more slavery. Organizations that work on slavery maintain that it has diminished and changed its appearance, but persists,…

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