21 November Update: The joint march of youth groups against the elections was again repressed by police but not as violently as on Monday, as these new photos show:
Police violently suppressed a peaceful protest outside Mauritania’s Election Commission Monday 18 November 2013. The gathering was attended by more than 100 youth from the m25fev movement, COD opposition youth, and the recently formed election boycott protest movement Many of those injured were young women, and several casualties were taken to hospital with wounds from direct impact of tear gas canisters or having lost consciousness after being overcome by the effects of tear gas.
- Mauritania police beat protesters urging poll boycott (africareview.com)
- Mauritania police beat protesters urging poll boycott (modernghana.com)
- Mauritania Holds Legislative Vote Boycotted by Opposition Party – Bloomberg (bloomberg.com)
- Mali, Mauritania to Hold Legislative Elections (voanews.com)
- Mauritanian police beat protesters urging poll boycott (nation.co.ke)
- Mauritania police crush protest in favour of election boycott (therebel.org)