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Mauritania: Human rights manifesto for presidential election candidates: 12 commitments to promote and protect human rights in Mauritania

, Index number: AFR 38/0468/2019

On 22 June 2019, the people of Mauritania will elect a new president. As candidates for the presidency, you have the opportunity and choice to build a Mauritania where dignity and human rights are respected and promoted for all. Civil society organizations are calling on each of the candidates – in the event that they win – to commit to implementing reforms and changing practices in order to fulfil Mauritania's national and international human rights obligations.

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