Mauritania Confronts Long Legacy of Slavery

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/12/world/africa/mauritania-confronts-long-legacy-of-slavery.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Mauritania abolished slavery decades ago, but by some measures, it still has the highest prevalence of the practice in the world, and the government has created an agency to wipe out “vestiges” of the problem.

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