February 25, 2013
UN's Willful Ignorance of Modern-Day Slavery
Tom Gross, National Post
Mauritania has been chosen by the UNHRC to help preside over worldwide human rights for the next 12 months. Mauritania, although all-but ignored by mainstream human-rights groups, is a country that allows 20% of its citizens, about 800,000 people, some as young as 10, to live as slaves.
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