Houleye Thiam: The Sad Story of Black Muslim Mauritanians

The Islamic Republic of Mauritania is a racially and ethnically diverse country that straddles the divide between North and West Africa, bridging the Sahara and the Sahel. Since its artificial creation by the former colonising power France in 1960, this nation has been a theatre for violent ethnic conflicts, disgraceful practices of slavery, racial discrimination … Continue reading Houleye Thiam: The Sad Story of Black Muslim Mauritanians