Slavery and Land Grabbing in Mauritania

History of Land Slavery and Forced Displacement Black Mauritanians have historically been stripped of their land ownership rights, most notably beginning in the 1980’s when a new law provided a legal basis to confiscate their land and redistribute it to Beydanes (lighter skins Arab Mauritanians) and others [i].   This land grabbing system of laws, … Continue reading Slavery and Land Grabbing in Mauritania