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The seven men spent a week in a Tunisian prison on terrorism charges, suffering what they claim was torture under custody, before a judge released them for lack of evidence. 424 more words
IOM Trains Mauritanian Border Police, Gendarmerie on Border Management
GENEVA, Switzerland, August 25, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IOM and GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit) are this week providing training on border management, migration and human trafficking for 18 border control officers in Kaédi, Mauritania… 186 more words
Les recettes algériennes provenant des exportations d’hydrocarbures ont baissé, durant les sept premiers mois de 2015, de 42,08% en raison de la chute des prix du pétrole qui entraîne, depuis l’entame de l’année, un creusement du déficit commercial. 402 more words
With less than four million inhabitants, widespread illiteracy and a long history of authoritarian rule by military strongmen, Francophone Mauritania seems an unlikely breeding ground for think tanks. 1,569 more words
Campaigners have welcomed Mauritania’s new anti-slavery law which makes the offence a “crime against humanity”.
According to the AFP news agency, the new law, passed on Wednesday, also criminalises “10 other forms of slavery”, including forced marriage and handing a woman over to another man without her consent after the death of her husband. 84 more words