Mauritania ALERT: Policemen seize reporter’s camera, destroy images

The camera belonging to Mohamed M’Bareck, a journalist with, an online newspapers, was seized by some police officers of the Criminal Investigation Division at the time when he was covering a rally of the Initiative for the Resurgence of the Abolitionist Movement (IRA – Mauritanie), an association fighting against slavery and inequalities in the country.

On the orders of the State Prosecutor, Seyid Ould Ghaïlani, the police officers destroyed all the pictures recorded on the camera.

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