Hecht, David
May 1997
New Republic;05/12/97, Vol. 216 Issue 19, p9
Investigates claims that slavery persists in the African nation of Mauritania. Claims by some that slavery has been ended, while others maintain that it continues; Arguments pro and con; Evidence presented by anti-slavery activists to two congressional subcommittees on slave purchase in the country; Citation of cases of torture and murder by the armed forces.


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