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UPDATED: Media Coverage on Mauritanian Deportations 

UPDATED: December 2019 Columbus Dispatch: Local Mauritanians still fighting for safety, ‘justice’ By Danae King November 29, 2019 Middle East Eye: Crossing the river: Black Mauritanians haunted by mass expulsion to Senegal By Amandla Thomas-Johnson November 27, 2019 WVXU: Mauritanian Refugees on War, Genocide and Exile By Michael Monks November 25, 2019 Global Comment: A […]

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Media Advisory: Nov. 25 – Mauritanian Genocide Survivors Speak

For Immediate Release: November 25, 2019 Press Contact: -Saidou Wane, 513-429-0573 saidouwane@hotmail.com -Hawa Sall 443-983-2568. sallha@ucmail.uc.edu -Houleye Sall 443-854-5114 shouley3@gmail.com -Abdoulaye Sow 513-341-7093 sow212@gmail.com Mauritanian Genocide Survivors, Former Political Prisoners, and Awa Harouna to Speak at Freedom Center on November 25 Cincinnati, OH – The Mauritanian community in greater Cincinnati, in collaboration with Mauritanian Network […]

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Many Black Mauritanians Now Home in Ohio, But Several Remain in Immigration Jail

Columbus, OH – One year ago, two dozen Black Mauritanians were detained in Ohio immigration jails. They were refugees from the genocide and state-sponsored violence in Mauritania during the late 1980s/early 1990s. They had lived in the United States for decades, raising families, starting businesses, buying homes, and paying taxes.   They were working legally, with […]