Mauritania – Decision to release Biram Ould Dah Abeid and Brahim Bilal Ramdhane (May 17, 2016)

France welcomes the decision by the Supreme Court of Mauritania to release. Biram Ould Dah Abeid and Brahim Bilal Ramdhane.

We reiterate our commitment to freedom of expression, association and peaceful demonstration. We encourage Mauritania to continue its efforts to fight modern forms of slavery in line with its international commitments and measures already taken at the national level.