Anita Hunt · August, 2012

Activist, blogger, campaigner, designer and general dogsbody in the global fight for human rights and equality

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Latest posts by Anita Hunt from August, 2012

Mauritania: $10 Million Aid Grant Comes Too Late

The World Bank has approved a US$10 million grant to help the Government of Mauritania provide emergency food and agricultural supplies to rural communities in the face of the country's ongoing drought. The funds are intended to provide fertilizers to rice farmers; veterinary products and livestock vaccines to herders; cereal...

Mauritania: Torture in Detention Turns to Medical Nightmare

A young man wrongfully arrested on suspicion of theft is experiencing memory loss after being tortured while detained in the Ould Yengé district detention centre in July, 2012. Abderrahmane Demba Diawo, 32 years old, told reporters [fr] that he and the four other suspects were handcuffed, then hung from the ceiling and...

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