Slavery in Mauritania

MAURITANIA. Slavery was abolished in this small country in west Africa in 1981 and ciminalized in 2007, but that doesn't matter. It's still practiced and it's estimated that 20% of the countrys population are enslaved. On August 7 the anti-slavery activist Biram Dah Abeid was arrested. Abeid founded Initiative for the Resurgence of the Abolitionist... Continue Reading →

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