Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Mauritania http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: Mauritania; United Nations: Plan to End Slavery Expected http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403886_text Crime and law enforcement; Human trafficking; International organizations - Gulnara Shahinian, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on contemporary slavery, announced that on February 27, 2014, Mauritania agreed to adopt a roadmap to end slavery. (UN Expert Urges Mauritania to Take More Vigorous Efforts to... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 11 Mar 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403886_text Global Legal Monitor: Mauritania: Court Sentences Anti-Slavery Activist, Acquits Others http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402792_text Crime and law enforcement - Gulnara Shahinian, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on contemporary slavery, announced that on February 27, 2014, Mauritania agreed to adopt a roadmap to end slavery. (UN Expert Urges Mauritania to Take More Vigorous Efforts to On August 22, 2011, eight individuals accused of "unauthorized gathering and rebellion" were acquitted by a court in Mauritania, while the remaining defendant, Belkheir Ould Cheikh, was sentenced to three months of imprisonment. All nine were... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 01 Sep 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402792_text Global Legal Monitor: Mauritania: Anti-Terror Law Rejected by Constitutional Council http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401856_text Terrorism - Gulnara Shahinian, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on contemporary slavery, announced that on February 27, 2014, Mauritania agreed to adopt a roadmap to end slavery. (UN Expert Urges Mauritania to Take More Vigorous Efforts to On August 22, 2011, eight individuals accused of "unauthorized gathering and rebellion" were acquitted by a court in Mauritania, while the remaining defendant, Belkheir Ould Cheikh, was sentenced to three months of imprisonment. All nine were On March 4, 2010, following an appeal by 32 Members of the National Assembly, the Constitutional Council of Mauritania rejected the country's new law on terrorism, calling a number of the articles unconstitutional. The law, which... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 08 Mar 2010 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401856_text Global Legal Monitor: Mauritania: New Finance Law in Force http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401813_text Taxation - Gulnara Shahinian, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on contemporary slavery, announced that on February 27, 2014, Mauritania agreed to adopt a roadmap to end slavery. (UN Expert Urges Mauritania to Take More Vigorous Efforts to On August 22, 2011, eight individuals accused of "unauthorized gathering and rebellion" were acquitted by a court in Mauritania, while the remaining defendant, Belkheir Ould Cheikh, was sentenced to three months of imprisonment. All nine were On March 4, 2010, following an appeal by 32 Members of the National Assembly, the Constitutional Council of Mauritania rejected the country's new law on terrorism, calling a number of the articles unconstitutional. The law, which Mauritania's Finance Law for 2010, which was adopted on December 23, 2009, came into effect on January 1, 2010. It includes provisions on direct taxation, indirect taxation, and tax management.(Felix Buma, Mauritania: Finance Law for 2010... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 12 Feb 2010 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401813_text Global Legal Monitor: Mauritania: Agreement May Lead to Return to Constitutional Government http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401376_text Constitution - Gulnara Shahinian, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on contemporary slavery, announced that on February 27, 2014, Mauritania agreed to adopt a roadmap to end slavery. (UN Expert Urges Mauritania to Take More Vigorous Efforts to On August 22, 2011, eight individuals accused of "unauthorized gathering and rebellion" were acquitted by a court in Mauritania, while the remaining defendant, Belkheir Ould Cheikh, was sentenced to three months of imprisonment. All nine were On March 4, 2010, following an appeal by 32 Members of the National Assembly, the Constitutional Council of Mauritania rejected the country's new law on terrorism, calling a number of the articles unconstitutional. The law, which Mauritania's Finance Law for 2010, which was adopted on December 23, 2009, came into effect on January 1, 2010. It includes provisions on direct taxation, indirect taxation, and tax management.(Felix Buma, Mauritania: Finance Law for 2010 On June 4, 2009, Mauritania took a step toward a return to constitutional order and democratic rule. The country had undergone a coup d#tat in 2008, when President Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallah, elected in 2007, was... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 22 Jun 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401376_text Global Legal Monitor: Mauritania: Plan to Revise Criminal Code to Include Rape http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401301_text Crime and law enforcement - Gulnara Shahinian, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on contemporary slavery, announced that on February 27, 2014, Mauritania agreed to adopt a roadmap to end slavery. (UN Expert Urges Mauritania to Take More Vigorous Efforts to On August 22, 2011, eight individuals accused of "unauthorized gathering and rebellion" were acquitted by a court in Mauritania, while the remaining defendant, Belkheir Ould Cheikh, was sentenced to three months of imprisonment. All nine were On March 4, 2010, following an appeal by 32 Members of the National Assembly, the Constitutional Council of Mauritania rejected the country's new law on terrorism, calling a number of the articles unconstitutional. The law, which Mauritania's Finance Law for 2010, which was adopted on December 23, 2009, came into effect on January 1, 2010. It includes provisions on direct taxation, indirect taxation, and tax management.(Felix Buma, Mauritania: Finance Law for 2010 On June 4, 2009, Mauritania took a step toward a return to constitutional order and democratic rule. The country had undergone a coup d#tat in 2008, when President Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallah, elected in 2007, was According to a statement from the Mauritanian Association for Maternal and Child Health, a United Nations-funded nongovernmental organization in the country's capital city of Nouakchott, there is no mention of rape in the criminal laws of... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 22 May 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401301_text Global Legal Monitor: Mauritania: Jailed Editor Pardoned http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401226_text Freedom of the press - Gulnara Shahinian, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on contemporary slavery, announced that on February 27, 2014, Mauritania agreed to adopt a roadmap to end slavery. (UN Expert Urges Mauritania to Take More Vigorous Efforts to On August 22, 2011, eight individuals accused of "unauthorized gathering and rebellion" were acquitted by a court in Mauritania, while the remaining defendant, Belkheir Ould Cheikh, was sentenced to three months of imprisonment. All nine were On March 4, 2010, following an appeal by 32 Members of the National Assembly, the Constitutional Council of Mauritania rejected the country's new law on terrorism, calling a number of the articles unconstitutional. The law, which Mauritania's Finance Law for 2010, which was adopted on December 23, 2009, came into effect on January 1, 2010. It includes provisions on direct taxation, indirect taxation, and tax management.(Felix Buma, Mauritania: Finance Law for 2010 On June 4, 2009, Mauritania took a step toward a return to constitutional order and democratic rule. The country had undergone a coup d#tat in 2008, when President Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallah, elected in 2007, was According to a statement from the Mauritanian Association for Maternal and Child Health, a United Nations-funded nongovernmental organization in the country's capital city of Nouakchott, there is no mention of rape in the criminal laws of According to the organization Reporters Without Borders, on April 8, 2009, the head of Mauritania's military government, General Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, pardoned the editor of a weekly magazine, the Arabic-language publication AL-AQSA. Abdel Fettah Ould... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 16 Apr 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401226_text Global Legal Monitor: Mauritania; Senegal: Fishery Agreement Signed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540392_text Commerce - Gulnara Shahinian, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on contemporary slavery, announced that on February 27, 2014, Mauritania agreed to adopt a roadmap to end slavery. (UN Expert Urges Mauritania to Take More Vigorous Efforts to On August 22, 2011, eight individuals accused of "unauthorized gathering and rebellion" were acquitted by a court in Mauritania, while the remaining defendant, Belkheir Ould Cheikh, was sentenced to three months of imprisonment. All nine were On March 4, 2010, following an appeal by 32 Members of the National Assembly, the Constitutional Council of Mauritania rejected the country's new law on terrorism, calling a number of the articles unconstitutional. The law, which Mauritania's Finance Law for 2010, which was adopted on December 23, 2009, came into effect on January 1, 2010. It includes provisions on direct taxation, indirect taxation, and tax management.(Felix Buma, Mauritania: Finance Law for 2010 On June 4, 2009, Mauritania took a step toward a return to constitutional order and democratic rule. The country had undergone a coup d#tat in 2008, when President Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallah, elected in 2007, was According to a statement from the Mauritanian Association for Maternal and Child Health, a United Nations-funded nongovernmental organization in the country's capital city of Nouakchott, there is no mention of rape in the criminal laws of According to the organization Reporters Without Borders, on April 8, 2009, the head of Mauritania's military government, General Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, pardoned the editor of a weekly magazine, the Arabic-language publication AL-AQSA. Abdel Fettah Ould Mauritania and Senegal signed a one-year fishery agreement, under which 300 permits will be issued to Senegalese fishermen working in Mauritanian waters. The agreement was concluded in the Mauritanian capital Noakchott by Mauritanian Fishing Minister Assane... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. 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