Mauritania: Voters Support Abolition of Senate, Handing President Aziz a Victory
Mauritanians have voted in a referendum to abolish their Senate, in a victory for President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz. Opposition groups say Aziz is laying the groundwork for a third… Read more »
Mauritania: Country Votes in Controversial Constitutional Referendum
Mauritanians go to the polls to vote in a controversial constitutional referendum boycotted by several opposition parties and civil society groups. Saturday's vote is overshadowed… Read more »
November 18, 2016
Mauritania: 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 their alleged role in a riot in June. Three still remain… Read more »
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