Human Rights Watch accuses local authorities of 'cracking down' on activists, rights groups
Lawmakers demonstrate outside US embassy in Nouakchott to protest Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital
Lawmakers vote unanimously in favor of denouncing US for declaring Jerusalem (Qudus) Israeli capital
Although the families have since been compensated, no one has ever been tried for the crimes owing to a 1993 amnesty law.
Authorities refuse to allow planned Saturday rally to protest government policies
Police have used excessive force to break up demonstrations that have recently shaken Mauritania, says rights group
Local political parties, groups call for protests to demand execution of blogger convicted of apostasy
Eighth Conference of Heads of Arab Supreme Courts kicks off in Mauritanian capital Nouakchott
One of the fishermen was shot and has been admitted to hospital
A dozen campaigners landed at Nouakchott airport on Friday for a week-long visit but were refused visas, a local anti-slavery NGO said earlier.
Ould Ghada, prominent opposition figure, was arrested last week
Vote is boycotted by opposition groups
Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz makes declaration day before controversial referendum on proposed constitutional changes
The authorities refused to give the green light for protests opposing the constitutional changes in Nouakchott and three regions of the west African country, leading to what activists said was "excessive" use of tear gas in an area to the west of the capital.
Javad Zarif is slated to meet Mauritanian president, foreign minister to discuss bilateral ties, regional developments
Opposition calls on Nouakchott to reverse earlier decision to sever relations with Qatar
North African country typically prone to sandstorms during onset of spring
Two men reportedly discuss bilateral ties, cooperation
Russian deputy FM discusses ‘activation’ of bilateral ties with Mauritanian president
Mohamed Sheikhna al-Talib had previously served as military attaché at Mauritanian embassy in Paris
Current president plans to hold referendum on proposed constitutional changes already rejected by country's senate