Daily Archives: April 25, 2012
In a supposedly spontaneous protest in support of president Aziz in the capital Nouakchott on Tuesday, onlookers could plainly see protesters being ferried around by a vehicle bearing the state TV insignia.
Reblogged from Global Freedom Movement: Hundreds of protesters rallied and marched at the Department of Justice (DOJ) in D.C. today to bring attention to police and judicial corruption and demand the release of journalist and activist Mumia Abu-Jamal. On the day of Abu-Jamal’s birth, activists gathered in the Nation’s Capitol, and around the world, to support […]
Laayoune, Western Sahara occupied territories 23/04/2012 Sources: Saharawi human rights activists Twenty-five young Saharawi occupied an Icelandic fishing vessel, commanded by a Swedish captain, which has been tied to dock for a week in the port city of Dakhla Western Sahara, formerly Villa Cisneros. The ship according to sources from human rights activists in the […]
The UNEM union of Mauritanian university students took it upon themselves to stage a “Day of Rage” (or Anger, Wrath, etc, as you prefer) on this first anniversary of the massive protest that took place in Nouakchott in 2011. The day began with a mass walk-out of students starting at 10am, when they gathered in […]