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Independent UN expert urges Mauritania to do more to end slavery practices

4 November 2009 | Publisher: UN News Service | Document type: Country News

Mauritanian editor jailed for violating 'decent behavior'

24 August 2009 | Publisher: Committee to Protect Journalists | Document type: Country News

Website editor gets six months in prison for "offending public decency"

20 August 2009 | Publisher: Reporters Without Borders | Document type: Country News

Detained website editor now facing up to five years in prison

26 June 2009 | Publisher: Reporters Without Borders | Document type: Country News

Mauritania: Force-feeding on decline, but more dangerous

26 June 2009 | Publisher: Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN) | Document type: Country News

The director of the news website Taqadoumy arrested on the orders of the prosecutor's office in Nouakchott

23 June 2009 | Publisher: Reporters Without Borders | Document type: Country News

Leading journalist escapes murder attempt

14 May 2009 | Publisher: Reporters Without Borders | Document type: Country News

Mautitania: Rape victims seek justice, find jail

8 May 2009 | Publisher: Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN) | Document type: Country News

More than 10,000 Mauritanians return home from Senegal with UN help

29 April 2009 | Publisher: UN News Service | Document type: Country News

Repression of peaceful protests in Mauritania

23 April 2009 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

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