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Plan to End Slavery Expected (March 11, 2014) by Constance Johnson

Gulnara Shahinian, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on contemporary slavery, announced that on February 27, 2014, ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Human trafficking; International organizations
Jurisdiction: Mauritania; United Nations

Court Sentences Anti-Slavery Activist, Acquits Others (September 01, 2011) by Constance Johnson

On August 22, 2011, eight individuals accused of "unauthorized gathering and rebellion" were acquitted by a ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Mauritania

Anti-Terror Law Rejected by Constitutional Council (March 08, 2010) by Constance Johnson

On March 4, 2010, following an appeal by 32 Members of the National Assembly, the Constitutional ...

Topic: Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Mauritania

New Finance Law in Force (February 12, 2010) by Constance Johnson

Mauritania's Finance Law for 2010, which was adopted on December 23, 2009, came into effect on ...

Topic: Taxation
Jurisdiction: Mauritania

Agreement May Lead to Return to Constitutional Government (June 22, 2009) by Constance Johnson

On June 4, 2009, Mauritania took a step toward a return to constitutional order and democratic ...

Topic: Constitution
Jurisdiction: Mauritania

Plan to Revise Criminal Code to Include Rape (May 22, 2009) by Constance Johnson

According to a statement from the Mauritanian Association for Maternal and Child Health, a United Nations-funded ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Criminal code
Jurisdiction: Mauritania

Jailed Editor Pardoned (April 16, 2009) by Constance Johnson

According to the organization Reporters Without Borders, on April 8, 2009, the head of Mauritania's military ...

Topic: Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Mauritania

Fishery Agreement Signed (April 02, 2008) by Constance Johnson

Mauritania and Senegal signed a one-year fishery agreement, under which 300 permits will be issued to ...

Topic: Commerce
Jurisdiction: Mauritania; Senegal

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Last updated: March 11, 2014