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Mauritania: Human Chain Asks “Who Rules Mauritania?”

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Mauritania, Politics, Protest
سلسلة بشرية على طول شارع جمال عبد الناصر [1]

Photograph of the human chain posted by the February 25 Movement on Facebook

The February 25 movement, which opposes military rule in Mauritania, organised [2] [ar] a human chain along the Gamal Abdul Naser street. Protesters taking part in the event carried posters with a question mark on them, reflecting the situation in Mauritania after the shooting [3] [ar] of Mauritanian president Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz where Mauritanians are asking “who shot the president” and “who is ruling the country now?”