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In Mauritania, slavery’s last bastion

In Mauritania, northwestern Africa, slavery is a fact of modern life. It’s estimated that 10-20 percent of the country’s 3.5 million people are still enslaved in a system rooted in ethnic discrimination. – Author: Robert Asher and Safa Faki

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04.01.2018 | 14:52

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#Orangetheworld: For the Elimination of Violence against Women

 

All over the world demonstrations have been held on November 25, wich is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. It is followed by 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence that will end on December 10, which is Human Rights Day.

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29.11.2017 | 19:28

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Vietnam singer Mai Khoi adds a youthful tone to aged politics

The Vietnamese singer and activist Mai Khoi is an outspoken advocate for human rights and freedom of expression in Vietnam. She spoke with DW about her political activism.

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01.07.2017 | 14:07

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