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Mauritania Cracks Down on Opposition
Mauritanian security patrol the street as people go to the polls on June 22, 2019 in Nouakchott, to vote in national presidential elections. - Mauritanians voted on June 22, for a new president as the incumbent leader warned that only his chosen successor can maintain stability in the West African country, while the opposition said it saw "worrying signs" of election irregularities. (Photo by SIA KAMBOU / AFP)

Mauritania Cracks Down on Opposition

Paris - The Mauritanian authorities have cracked down on opposition activists and their supporters to forestall any attempt to protest against the controversial presidential elections, the Francophone Association for Human…

AFDH: Morsi’s Death Illustrates the Fate of Political Prisoners in Egypt
FILE - In this May 8, 2014 file photo, Egypt's ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi sits in a defendant cage in the Police Academy courthouse in Cairo, Egypt. On Monday June 17, 2019, Egypt's state TV said the country's ousted President Mohammed Morsi, 67, collapsed during a court session and died. It said it occurred while he was attending a court trial on espionage charges. Morsi, who hailed from Egypt's largest Islamist group, the now outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, was elected president in 2012 in the country's first free elections following the ouster the year before of longtime leader Hosni Mubarak. (AP Photo/Tarek el-Gabbas, File)

AFDH: Morsi’s Death Illustrates the Fate of Political Prisoners in Egypt

Paris – The death of former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi after years of harsh detention conditions confirms  his country's severe and harsh approach towards political prisoners, depriving them of  their…

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