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Mauritania

Mauritania possibly getting BT-67 ISR aircraft

Mauritania’s air force may be on the receiving end of a single Basler BT-67 turboprop aircraft modified for the intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) role.

Released Mauritanian anti-slavery activists to continue fighting

Two anti-slavery activists freed from prison in Mauritania vowed an all-out fight to rescue their nation from one of the world’s worst slavery rates, saying jail and torture were no deterrent.

Mauritania orders two Embraer 175s

Embraer and Mauritania Airlines announced on 17 July at the Farnborough Air Show that they had agreed on a firm order for two E175 jets.

Mauritanian slave owners jailed

Two slave-owners in Mauritania face 10 and 20 years in prison after a court handed down the country’s harshest anti-slavery ruling yet.

AU urges Mauritania to crack down on slavery

The African Union urged Mauritania to make a greater effort to eliminate slavery after the country handed out lenient sentences to a family of slave owners in a landmark conviction.
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