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Mauritania: Serious attack on freedoms of expression and association

By Amnesty International, , Index number: AFR 38/005/1998

This document deals with the conviction of five human rightrs defenders: Boubacar Ould Massaoud; Maitre Brahim Ould Ebetty; Professeur Cheikh Saad Bouh Kamara; Maitre Fatimata M'Baye; Abdel Nasser Ould Ethmane and gives details of other human rights defenders arrested for exercising their rights to freedom of expression and association. AI appeals for the release of the POCs mentioned in the document, for constitutional rights to be respected and for the legal status of NGOs mentioned in the document to be clarified.

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