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Mauritania: Human Chain Asks “Who Rules Mauritania?”

سلسلة بشرية على طول شارع جمال عبد الناصر

Photograph of the human chain posted by the February 25 Movement on Facebook

The February 25 movement, which opposes military rule in Mauritania, organised [ar] a human chain along the Gamal Abdul Naser street. Protesters taking part in the event carried posters with a question mark on them, reflecting the situation in Mauritania after the shooting [ar] of Mauritanian president Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz where Mauritanians are asking “who shot the president” and “who is ruling the country now?”

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