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Mauritanian Minister Highlights Country’s Successful Efforts To Combat Terrorism

19 September 2017 – In his address to the United Nations General Assembly, the Minister for Foreign Affairs...

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Mauritania Constitutional Referendum, UN Human Right Office Concerned About Impending Unres

3 August 2017 – The United Nations human rights office today expressed concern about the ongoing unrest in...

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Mauritania – African Union hearing on child slaves hailed as milestone for Mauritania

Two brothers who say they were regularly beaten and forced to work as child slaves in Mauritania have...

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The President of the Republic congratulates his Romanian counterpart

Nouakchott, 30/11/2016 - The President of the Republic, Mr Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, addressed the following congratulatory message...

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Anti-Slavery Activists Win Partial Court Appeal

An appeals court in Mauritania overturned three convictions and reduced the sentences of 10 other anti-slavery activists in...

UN experts concerned about imprisoned human rights activists

GENEVA (19 October 2016) - A group of United Nations human rights experts * today expressed serious concern...