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Mauritania

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A Mauritanian court sentenced 13 anti-slavery activists to prison sentences ranging from 3 to 15 years. 

Two recently released antislavery activists discuss a renewed crackdown on their organization.

Freedom House issued a statement in response to stifled free speech in Mauritania and called for release of anti-slavery activists.

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Freedom in Sub-Saharan Africa 2007

Freedom House released an analysis of democracy in sub-Saharan Africa showing that the region has experienced notable increases in freedom over the past generation, although more setbacks than gains were seen in 2006.

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