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Human Rights in ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF MAURITANIA

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Mauritania: Further information on: Fear of torture or ill ...
18 October 2004

Jemil Ould Mansour, Cheikh Mohamed El Hacen Ould Dedew and El Moctar Ould Mohamed Moussa were released without charge on 16 October. They ...

Urgent Action       AFR 38/005/2004

Mauritania: Fear of torture or ill-treatment/Incommunicado ...
13 October 2004

In June 2003, the government of President Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya defeated a military coup, and scores of army officers were arrested. Amnesty ...

Urgent Action       AFR 38/004/2004

Mauritania: Fear of torture or ill-treatment/Incommunicado ...
7 October 2004

Five men named in this UA, and at least 10 others, have been arrested since 25 September, and are held incommunicado. All are military men accused ...

Urgent Action       AFR 38/003/2004

Web action: West Africa death penalty action
19 September 2004

In the Gambia, the death penalty, which had been abolished in April 1993, was re-established in August 1995 by the Armed Forces Provisional Ruling ...

Action Document       AFR 05/009/2004

Mauritania: Further Information on Torture or ill-treatment ...
11 February 2004

Sid'Ahmed Ould Haidalla was released on bail on 18 January 2004, by decision of the President of the criminal chamber of the Court of appeal of Nouakchott ...

Urgent Action       AFR 38/002/2004

Mauritania: Further Information on Fear of ill-treatment or ...
7 January 2004

Sid'Ahmed Ould Haidalla, the son of former presidential candidate Mohamed Khouna Ould Haidalla, is being subjected to cruel, inhuman or degrading ...

Urgent Action       AFR 38/001/2004

Mauritania: Further information on Fear of ill-treatment or ...
28 November 2003

On 23 November, the at least 15 detainees held at Beyla prison in the capital Nouakchott were charged with crimes related to state security. Judicial ...

Urgent Action       AFR 38/013/2003

Mauritania: Authorities announce imminent trials but ignore ...
26 November 2003

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PRESS RELEASE. AI Index: AFR 38/012/2003 (Public Document). Press Service Number : 268. 26 November 2003. ...

Press Release       AFR 38/012/2003

Mauritania: Further information on Fear of ill-treatment or ...
19 November 2003

Mahmoudy Ould Slama, who was detained on suspicion of planning a coup d'Etat along with a group of ex-presidential candidate Mohamed Khouna ...

Urgent Action       AFR 38/011/2003

Mauritania: Fear of ill-treatment or torture/ Incommunicado ...
14 November 2003

Amnesty International is seriously concerned for the safety of those named above. They are being held in incommunicado detention apparently without ...

Urgent Action       AFR 38/010/2003