• Mar 17, 2012

    Mauritania should promptly surrender Libya’s former intelligence chief Abdullah Sanussi to the International Criminal Court (ICC), where he is wanted for crimes against humanity.

  • Mar 16, 2010
    Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) has in recent months stepped up targeting tourists and aid workers for murder and kidnapping in Mali, Niger, and Mauritania. AQIM should immediately and unconditionally free hostages in its custody and end attacks on civilians.

Reports

Mauritania

  • Mar 17, 2012

    Mauritania should promptly surrender Libya’s former intelligence chief Abdullah Sanussi to the International Criminal Court (ICC), where he is wanted for crimes against humanity.

  • Mar 16, 2010
    Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) has in recent months stepped up targeting tourists and aid workers for murder and kidnapping in Mali, Niger, and Mauritania. AQIM should immediately and unconditionally free hostages in its custody and end attacks on civilians.
  • Apr 1, 2008
    We are writing in advance of the upcoming Article 36 Committee meeting in Brussels, at which you will discuss the EU Network of contact points in respect of persons responsible for genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes (EU Network).
  • Mar 11, 2008
    Human Rights Watch writes to urge Dr. Ihsanoglu to use his position as Secretary General of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference to support measures at the upcoming Summit of the Organisation of Islamic Conference in Dakar, Senegal on March 13-14 that would improve and strengthen the 1999 OIC Convention on Combating International Terrorism.
  • Sep 2, 2003
    The Mauritanian government's harassment of opposition figures undermines any chance of free and fair elections, Human Rights Watch said in a letter to the Mauritanian president today.
  • Jul 2, 2003
    U.S. President George W. Bush will be traveling to Africa from July 7-12, visiting Senegal, South Africa, Botswana, Uganda, and Nigeria. This packet from Human Rights Watch includes material for each stop along the way.
  • Aug 29, 2001
    Caste-based discrimination blights the lives of hundreds of millions of people around the world, and the World Conference Against Racism should have the issue squarely on its agenda.
  • Jun 21, 2001
    Human Rights Watch condemned the ongoing harassment of opposition leaders and human rights activists in Mauritania and called for the unconditional release from prison of three opposition activists.
  • Jun 21, 2001
    I am writing to express the concern of HRW at the recent trial and conviction of Mohamed Lemine Chbih Ould Cheikh Malainine and two colleagues on charges of "criminal conspiracy". We call for their unconditional release from prison.