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In Mauritania, the security apparatus has adopted torture as a system of investigation and repression. It is deeply anchored in the culture of the security forces ...
Report AFR 38/009/2008
The country's security forces have adopted torture as the preferred method of investigation and repression, according to a new Amnesty International report.
Migrants, asylum-seekers and refugees are regularly deprived of their liberty purely for administrative convenience. Many countries use detention to deter people ...
Report POL 33/004/2008
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AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: AFR 38/008/2008 (Public Document). 08October 2008. Mauritania: Peaceful demonstrations ...
Document AFR 38/008/2008
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: AFR 38/007/2008. 12 August 2008. Mauritania: Amnesty International calls for the ...
Document AFR 38/007/2008
People trying to reach Europe are being arrested, ill-treated and collectivelyexpelled from Mauritania without opportunity to challenge the decision.
Since 2006, thousands of migrants, accused of setting out from Mauritania with the intention of entering the Canary Islands irregularly, have been arrested, then ...
Report AFR 38/001/2008