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Mauritania: Prolonged Detention of Opposition Leader.

Expand Mauritanian authorities detained opposition leader, Mohamed Ould Ghadda, for two months on vague corruption charges.  © 2016 Mohamed Ould Ghadda – Mauritanian authorities have detained an opposition leader for two months on vague corruption charges, Human Rights Watch said today. They should free the opposition ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Mauritanian minister highlights country's successful efforts to combat terrorism.

In his address to the United Nations General Assembly, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Mauritania, Isselkou Ould Ahmed Izid Bih, welcomed the progress made in the fight against terrorism and migration through an approach based on dialogue and openness.

- UN Peace & Security - INT