February 25, 2015
This has been a devastating year for those seeking to stand up for human rights and for those caught up in the suffering of war zones. Governments pay lip service to the importance of protecting ci...
January 15, 2015
The Mauritanian authorities must release three activists - including a prominent opposition politician - jailed today for holding anti-slavery rallies, Amnesty International said.
November 12, 2014
The Mauritanian authorities must stop the harassment, intimidation and repression of anti-slavery activists, Amnesty International said today following the arrest of a number of high-profile campaign...
June 25, 2013
An Amnesty International research mission in Mauritania found that police are using torture to coerce men, women and children to confess to crimes while in custody.