Mauritanian Association for Human Rights

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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.[1] Fatimata M’baye is the co-founder and president.[2]

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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.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "The Status of Human Rights Organizations in Sub-Saharan Africa -- Mauritania". Retrieved 8 September 2016.
  2. "Biographies of 2016 Award Winners". Retrieved 8 September 2016.