mauritania crime news

  1. Kayode Falayi

    World Court gives toughest sentence to slave owners in Mauritania - Linda Ikeji

    Two slave owners in Mauritania have been jailed in a country where slavery remains widespread but convictions rare. The sentences of 10 and 20 years are said to be the toughest-ever for the crime in the West African country. Slavery was outlawed in 1981 but 1% of the population are still...