Mauritania (Vol 12, 2015)
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The failure to establish a dialogue between the government and the opposition dominated the political climate. Elections for one-third of Senate seats were postponed and the major opposition group, the ‘Rassemblement des Forces Démocratiques’ (rfd), ignored the government’s initiative for a national dialogue. Instead, the rdf organised street campaigns trying to exploit public frustration over t…

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Olsson, Helena and Olsson, Claes, “Mauritania (Vol 12, 2015)”, in: Africa Yearbook Online, Edited by: Andreas Mehler, Henning Melber, Klaas van Walraven. Consulted online on 21 November 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9037_ayb_ayb2015_COM_0014>
First published online: 2016



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