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Mauritania: Fear of torture / legal concern: Ahmed Ould Daddah, Hamdi Ould Mouknass, and at least four other prominent members of the Union des Forces Democratiques (UFD) and the Union pour la Democratie et le Progres (UDP), including: Mohamed El Moustaph

, Index number: AFR 38/001/1995

Opposition leaders Ahmed Ould Daddah and Hamdi Ould Mouknass were arrested on 23 January 1995 with at least four others, following riots during the weekend of 21/22 January. None of those arrested are known to have been charged with any offence. There are fears that they may be tortured in incommunicado detention.

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