Special Guest Post by Christopher Hemmig on Land Tenure and Social Activism in Mauritania
Land and Inequality / Protest and Activism / West Africa

Special Guest Post by Christopher Hemmig on Land Tenure and Social Activism in Mauritania

On November 11th of last year, several Mauritanian anti-slavery activists were arrested near the southern border town of Rosso [full disclosure: I am a close personal friend with one of the detained activists, Brahim Ould Bilal Ramdhane, Vice President of the anti-slavery organization Initiative for the Resurgence of Abolitionism (IRA), and have met the organization’s … Continue reading