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Mauritania: University Age Cutoff Suspended

Expand Students protesting against a discriminatory government decision limiting enrollment in public university to 24 years, hold up signs that say “education is a right for all.” © 2019 Mohamed Maa al-Einein Sid El-Kheir, Nouackchott, Mauritania   (Beirut) – The government of Mauritania on November 6, 2019 retracted a discriminatory regulation limiting college enrollment that had led to weeks of protests, Human Rights Watch said today. The 2018 rule limited enrollment by new students in the country’s public universities to students age 24 or under, which was seen to disproportionately affect…

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