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Freedom House a publié la déclaration suivante en réponse à la confirmation de la peine de prison de deux ans contre les militants anti-esclavagistes mauritaniens.

Today, a Mauritanian court upheld the two year prison sentence against prominent anti-slavery activists Biram dah Abeid, Brahim Bilal and Djiby Sow. 

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Freedom House a publié la déclaration suivante en réponse à l'audience d'appel qui est prévue pour le 20 août dans la ville d'Aleg en Mauritanie pour les militants anti-esclavagistes Biram Dah Abeid et Brahim Bilal. 

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Freedom House calls on Mauritania to overturn the sentence and release Biram dah Abeid and Brahim Bilal without condition. 

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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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