Tag: Biram Ould Dah Ould Abeid

Mauritanian Government Lambasted at UNHC for Slavery

May 4, 2018

The Mauritanian government was rebuked at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva for its failure to abolish entirely slavery practices, which remain widespread in ... Read More

Mauritania: IRA Movement Leader Vows to Remove President by 2019

August 1, 2017

President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz will not rule Mauritania beyond 2019, end of his current tenure, Biram Ould Dah Ould Abeid, President of the Initiative ... Read More

Mauritania: Government Accused of Institutionalized Racism

February 10, 2016

Human rights groups in Mauritania have accused the Government of institutionalized racism after it appeared that the executive body prevented a youth soccer team from ... Read More

Mauritania: 7 militants of anti-slavery outlawed organization arrested

January 13, 2016

The outlawed Initiative for the Resurgence of the Abolitionist movement in Mauritania (IRA) indicated security forces arrested 7 of its militants following a protest demanding ... Read More

Mauritania: NGOs demand release of anti-slavery activists

November 12, 2015

A group of 17 NGOs including Amnesty International Wednesday called for the immediate release of two Mauritanian anti-slavery activists arrested one year ago and handed ... Read More

Mauritania : President Abdel Aziz promises “democracy and good governance”

June 25, 2014

The much criticized presidential election by the opposition has come to an end and President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz has triumphed. In a victory speech ... Read More