Mental illnesses in Mauritania

Ahmed Oueld Jeddou 2015-05-08

Languishing in the streets, they sleep on the sidewalks without restricting themselves, silent at times and noisy at others. Dressed in dirty clothes, they simultaneously provoke fear, sympathy and astonishment....

Mauritanian Writer Faces Apostasy Charges

Hassan Nassour 2015-03-29

    Muhammad Cheikh Ould Muhammad, a Mauritanian writer imprisoned since January 2014, has recently been sentenced to death for apostasy. Perhaps the only thing that could parallel this unprecedented ruling...