Tag: Mohamed Lemine Ould Cheikh

Mauritania: Opposition Threatens to Quit Dialogue as Gvt calls for Third Term for President Abdel Aziz

October 12, 2016

Moderate opposition parties in Mauritania, which are taking part in the political dialogue organized by the regime, have threatened to walk out of the process ... Read More

Mauritania: Journalist Sentenced to Three Years in Jail for Hurling Shoe at Cabinet Spokesperson

July 15, 2016

Cheikh Baye ould Mohamed, a journalist and member of a youth movement opposed to the Mauritanian regime was handed a three-year prison sentence Thursday for ... Read More

Mauritania: Opposition Front Demands Sanctions against Ministers in Favor of Constitutional Change

April 8, 2016

Calls by some government ministers to change the constitution and allow the country’s President to run for elections in 2019 continue to stir condemnations as ... Read More

Mauritania: Government Canvasses for President’s Stay in Power after 2019

March 31, 2016

Tensions raised high in Mauritania Wednesday as the Government went public calling for constitutional change to allow the current President to stand for elections in ... Read More