Mauritanian Association for Human Rights
The Mauritanian Association for Human Rights or Association Mauritanienne des Droits de l'Homme (AMDH) (Arabic: للجمعية الموريتانية لحقوق الإنسان ) is a Mauritanian NGO. The organization started in 1991. It works for human rights and watches for human rights violations. Fatimata M’baye is the co-founder and president.
Work[change | change source]
AMDH worked with three main areas of human rights violations: mass killings of black Mauritanian soldiers, deportation of soldiers and members of the press to the desert, and repatriation (sending back refugees) of large groups of Mauritanians from Senegal.
References[change | change source]
- "The Status of Human Rights Organizations in Sub-Saharan Africa -- Mauritania". Retrieved 8 September 2016.
- "Biographies of 2016 Award Winners". Retrieved 8 September 2016.