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2016-04-27 UN Rights Office Deplores Death Sentence Against Blogger
[UN News] The United Nations human rights office today deplored the confirmation of the death sentence for apostasy against a Mauritanian blogger, Mohammad Ould M'Kaitir, by the appellate court on 21 April.

2016-04-25 Mauritanian Appeals Court Upholds Death Sentence for Blogger
[CPJ] New York -An appeals court in Nouadhibou today upheld the death sentence for Mauritanian blogger and freelance journalist Mohamed Cheikh Ould Mohamed, who was convicted of apostasy in 2014 for an article he wrote, according to news reports.

2016-04-13 Civil Protection - Need to Adopt Common Maghreb Strategy Underlined in Nouakchott
[Algerie Presse Service] Nouakchott -The participants in the 2nd meeting of the Maghreb working group in charge of civil protection underlined Monday, in Nouakchott, that the sensitive political situation in the region "requires the urgency to take measures for a common Maghreb strategy in the field of civil protection."

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