600,000 Mauritanians are slaves - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Max
    • 22.03.10 | 05:48 (IST)

    Yes, this is not a typo nor a figure of speech, 20% of the population are literally, physically African slaves. Another 20% survives on about one dollar a day. I am sure Mauritanians who were recently taken over by a militant in a coup have nothing to do with this stupid decision, which dates back to last year when the government forced the Israeli embassy there to close.

    from the article: Mauritania formally severs diplomatic ties with Israel
    First published 15:34 21.03.10 | Last updated 18:29 21.03.10
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