Country Reports on Human Rights Practices: Mauritania


Subject:
Regions of the World , International Governments , Constitutional Law & Civil Liberties , Africa , Human Rights

Description:
A report about human rights practices in this Islamic republic located in Africa. Some of the topics discussed in this report based on research done in 2005 include religious freedom, participation in elections, government corruption, gavage (force-feeding of adolescent girls, "practiced only among White Moor tribal groups"), and the rights of women. From the U.S. Department of State.

Publisher:
U.S. Department of State

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.state.gov/g/drl/rls/hrrpt/2005/61581.htm


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