Mauritania : The abolitionist fighting to free Mauritania's slaves

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    The abolitionist fighting to free Mauritania's slaves

    ... Yet there is much about Biram Dah Abeid, a prominent anti-slavery activist from the North African nation of Mauritania, that confounds convention.
    In recent years Abeid has run for president of his home nation, founded a mass anti-slavery movement and been feted internationally for his work as an abolitionist ...

    http://www.cnn.com/2017/06/21/africa/mauritania-slavery-biram-dah-abeid/index.html

    The abolitionist fighting to free Mauritania's slaves

    He's the grandson of a slave and he's founded a mass anti-slavery movement, been jailed three times, and run for president of his home nation, Mauritania.
    cnn.com


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    Anti-slavery activist Biram Dah Abeid





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    By Eoghan Macguire, for CNN
    Updated 5:02 AM ET, Wed June 21, 2017


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