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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:25:58 GMT
Mauritania - New 'Apostasy' Draft Law
[HRW] Mauritanian deputies should reject a new draft law that would make the death penalty mandatory for the crime of "insulting" or "mocking" God, the Quran, or the Prophet Muhammad, Human Rights Watch said today.

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:33:03 GMT
Finding the Right Role for the G5 Sahel Joint Force
[ICG] Ten months after its launch, the G5 Sahel joint force (FC-G5S), a joint project under- taken by the five countries of the Sahel (Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Chad) is slowly taking shape.

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 14:20:44 GMT
A Move Toward Justice for Exploited Talibé Children
[HRW] Last month, the Senegalese government quietly teamed up with Interpol for a two-day anti-trafficking operation in Dakar. As part of Opération Épervier, a team of Senegalese police officers and social workers -- along with the national anti-tr...

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 08:20:07 GMT
Mauritania's President Must Ensure Blogger Mohamed Cheikh Ould Mohamed Regains His Freedom
[CPJ] President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 08:34:02 GMT
Mauritanian Authorities Change Legal Code, Could Retry Mohamed Cheikh Ould Mohamed
[CPJ] New York -Mauritanian authorities on November 16 approved an amendment to the country's penal code that could allow courts to retroactively retry freelance blogger Mohamed Cheikh Ould Mohamed, who was convicted of blasphemy in 2014, and potenti...

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