New Wave of Reprisals Against Ira Anti-Slavery Activists
[Alkarama] Between 30 June and 9 July 2016, members of the Mauritanian NGO "Initiative for the Resurgence of the Abolitionist Movement (IRA)", were subjected to a new wave of reprisals with 13 of its members arrested: Tidjane Amadou Diop Balla TourÃ©, Hamady Lehbouss Ahmed Amarvall, Khattry M'Bareck Mohamed Daty, Jemal Beylil, Anne Ousmane Ousmane LÃ´, Abdallahi Matallah Seck, Biram Moussa, Mohamed Abdallahi Abou Diop and Mohamed Jaroullah. On 21 July 2016, Alkarama sent an urgent appeal to the Special Rap
In Mauritania, 'Slavery Is the President's Business'
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Al-Basher Leaves for Mauritania for Arab Summit
[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal, Omer Al-Basher accompanied by some ministers and government senior officials, left, Sunday, for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania to participate in 27th Arab summit scheduled to start session ,tomorrow, Monday, in the Mauritanian capital of Nouakchott with the participation of Arab leaders and Heads of State.
Messahel Discusses With Mauritanian Foreign Minister
[Algerie Presse Service] NOUAKCHOTT (Mauritania)- Minister of Maghreb Affairs, African Union and Arab League Abdelkader Messahel held discussions Sunday, in Nouakchott, with Mauritanian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Isselkou Ould Ahmed Izid Bih.
Algeria's Initiative On Creation of Arab Centre for Aids Research, Cooperation Favourably Welcome
[Algerie Presse Service] Nouakchott -Arab Finance and Economy ministers on Friday, in Nouakchott, favourably welcome Algeria's initiative on the creation of an Arab centre for cooperation and research on AIDS.
Arab Summit - We Wish to Contribute to Ensuring Better Future for Region
[Algerie Presse Service] Nouakchott -Minister of Maghreb Affairs, African Union and Arab League Abdelkader Messahel said Friday, in Nouakchott, that the Arab Summit, to be held in the Mauritanian capital, comes as the Arab world is going through special circumstances, adding that the event will be an opportunity for Arab countries to embark on dialogue that may contribute to ensuring better future for the region.
President Al-Bashir Left for Mauritania Heading Sudan Delegation to the 27th Ordinary Arab Summit
[SNA] Khartoum -The President of the Republic, Omar Al-Bashir left for Nouakchott, Mauritania, heading the Sudan delegation to the 27th ordinary Arab summit conference to kick off on Monday the 24th of July to the 27th of the same month.
President of Mauritanian Ruling Party Supports China's Position On South China Sea
[Focac] Dakar -When meeting with the Chinese Ambassador to Mauritania Wu Dong, President of Mauritanian Ruling Party UPR Sidi Mohamed Ould Maham expressed support to China's position on the issue of the South China Sea.
Anti-Slavery Activists Arrested in Mauritania, Others Missing
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