US warned Mauritania’s ‘total failure’ on slavery should rule out trade benefits

Published: 25/08/2017
US warned Mauritania’s ‘total failure’ on slavery should rule out trade benefits
Source: WWW.THEGUARDIAN.COM

US labour unions cite Mauritania’s unwillingness to act on slavery as Trump administration is urged to deny country duty-free exports The routine abuse of thousands of enslaved Mauritanians, including rape, beatings and unpaid labour, should prevent the African republic from receiving US trade benefits, American labour unions have said. Mauritania, which has one of the highest rates of modern-day

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