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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Mauritania: Human rights defender threatened, life at risk ...
24 June 2014

Human rights defender Aminetou Mint El Moctar's safety is at risk following death threats made against her by a leader of a radical Islamist group in ...

Urgent Action       AFR 38/002/2014

Mauritanian authorities must guarantee the protection of ...
12 June 2014

Mauritanian authorities must guarantee the protection of human rights defender Aminetou Mint El Moctar. Public Statement ...

Public Statement       AFR 38/001/2014

Wire, March/April 2014. Vol. 44, issue 002
6 March 2014

1) The Agenda 2) Up front: Protecting people in a human rights crisis 3) My Body My Rights My Future 4) Who controls your body? 5) Nepal: Removing ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/002/2014

Men, women and children tortured to confess to crimes in ...
26 June 2013

An Amnesty International research mission in Mauritania found that police are using torture to coerce men, women and children to confess to crimes ...

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Amnesty International | Men, women and children tortured to ...
26 June 2013

Police in Mauritania are using torture to coerce men, women and children to confess to crimes while in custody, Amnesty International said after a 10 ...

Press Release      

Mauritania: Submission to the UN Committee against Torture
22 April 2013

In this briefing Amnesty International highlights the systematic use of torture and other ill-treatment as a method of investigation by security forces during ...

Report       AFR 38/001/2013

Mauritania: Amnesty International calls on Mauritania to live ...
11 October 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 11 October 2012. AI Index: AFR 38/009/2012. Mauritania: Amnesty International ...

Public Statement       AFR 38/009/2012

Mauritania: The families of 14 prisoners subjected to enforced ...
26 September 2012

JOINT STATEMENT. 26 September 2012 AI Index: AFR 38/008/2012 Mauritania: the families of14 prisoners subjected to ...

Open Letter       AFR 38/008/2012

Libya: Former intelligence chief must be surrendered ...
5 September 2012

Mauritania should have surrendered Abdullah al-Senussi to the ICC instead of extraditing him to Libya.

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Mauritania: Further information: Anti-slavery activists released
5 September 2012

The seven members of the anti-slavery organisation IRA Mauritania, who remained in detention after their court hearing on 27 June have been ...

Urgent Action       AFR 38/007/2012