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2016-04-27 UN Rights Office Deplores Death Sentence Against Blogger
[UN News] The United Nations human rights office today deplored the confirmation of the death sentence for apostasy against a Mauritanian blogger, Mohammad Ould M'Kaitir, by the appellate court on 21 April.

2016-04-25 Mauritanian Appeals Court Upholds Death Sentence for Blogger
[CPJ] New York -An appeals court in Nouadhibou today upheld the death sentence for Mauritanian blogger and freelance journalist Mohamed Cheikh Ould Mohamed, who was convicted of apostasy in 2014 for an article he wrote, according to news reports.

2016-04-13 Civil Protection - Need to Adopt Common Maghreb Strategy Underlined in Nouakchott
[Algerie Presse Service] Nouakchott -The participants in the 2nd meeting of the Maghreb working group in charge of civil protection underlined Monday, in Nouakchott, that the sensitive political situation in the region "requires the urgency to take measures for a common Maghreb strategy in the field of civil protection."

2016-04-01 Messahel Received By Mauritanian President
[Algerie Presse Service] Nouakchott -Minister for Maghreb Affairs, the African Union and the Arab League Abdelkader Messahel meet Friday in Nouakchott with Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz, to whom he handed over a message from President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

2016-04-01 Actions to Resume in Wcr 3rd Tier After Gambia, Mauritania Afcon Qualifiers
[The Point] Actions are set to resume in the 2015-2016 West Coast Regional third division league after the Gambia and Mauritania 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers matches.

2016-04-01 Messahel Arrives in Nouakchott, Bearing a Message From President Bouteflika to His Mauritanian Counterpart
[Algerie Presse Service] NOUAKCHOTT (Mauritania)- Minister of Maghreb Affairs, African Union and the Arab League, Abdelkader Messahel arrived, Thursday evening, in Nouakchott for a visit to Mauritania as the special envoy, bearer of a message from the president of the Republic, Abdelaziz Bouteflika to his Mauritanian counterpart, Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz.

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