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Western Sahara’s unsung fight

Clyde Macfarlane catches up with Aziza Brahim as she releases her third album, Abbar el Hamada.

Filed in: Mali Mauritania Morocco Western Sahara

Mauritania, slavery hotspot

Katie Harris explains why this desert nation has the world’s highest rates of slavery and outlines moves for change.

Filed in: Human Rights Mauritania Minorities

Slavery still widespread in Mauritania

Shortly after modern-day slave masters are sent to prison in the UK, Iris Gonzales reminds us the practice is still alive in parts of Africa.

Filed in: Mauritania Slavery

Are ordinary Tuaregs becoming Mali conflict scapegoats?

Nick Harvey and Julien Tremblin look at the plight of Tuareg refugees caught in the crossfire of a conflict that’s as devastating as it is complex.

Filed in: Algeria Burkina Faso Conflict Hunger Mali Mauritania Migration Niger Refugees

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Filed in: Mauritania

  • October 5, 1997
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Filed in: Mauritania

  • July 5, 1984
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