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2011-07-13

Mauritanian activist receives international recognition

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Mauritanian anti-slavery activist Biram Ould Dah Abeid received an international award for his work to protect human rights, Mauritania-web reported on Tuesday (July 12th). The German city of Weimar honoured the Initiative for the Resurgence of the Abolitionist Movement (IRA) chief with its 2011 Human Rights Prize.

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    gueye.a.i. 2011-7-17

    To Biram- I completely congratulate you on the award you were given. You deserve more than this aware. But, beware, this is a piece of advice since we are all Mauritanians, never accept a position in the government! Bravo! And keep up our fight, the road is still long. The tree is planted and we are waiting on the fruit.

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