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Mauritania: Further Information: Thirteen anti-slavery activists convicted

, Index number: AFR 38/4703/2016

13 Mauritanian anti-slavery activists who are members of the anti-slavery organization Initiative for the Resurgence of the Abolitionist Movement in Mauritania (IRA) have been sentenced to between three and 15 years in prison. Amnesty International believes that they are prisoners of conscience.

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