Tag: Brahim Ould Ebetty

Mauritania: Prosecutor Demands 20 Years in Prison for Slave Abolitionists

August 19, 2016

The Mauritania state prosecutor Wednesday demanded 20-year prison sentence for members of the Mauritanian anti-slavery association arrested last month for “prompting armed protest in a ... Read More

Mauritanian Slavery Abolitionists Endure Torture in Custody, Lawyers say

August 17, 2016

Thirteen anti-slavery activists on trial in Mauritania said they have been tortured during their detention, their lawyers said. The activists, on trial for "rebellion and ... Read More

Mauritania: Supreme Court Frees Jailed Anti-slavery Activists

May 18, 2016

The Mauritania Supreme Court Tuesday demanded the immediate release of anti-slavery activists arrested two years ago and sentenced to two years in prison, reports say. ... Read More