Activists hope Mauritania court rulings signal ‘beginning of the end’ for slavery

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Kieran Guilbert

(Thomson Reuters Foundation)

 

A week in which two slave-owners were jailed and two leading anti-slavery activists released from prison in Mauritania could mark a turning point in the West African nation’s fight to eliminate the practice, campaigners said on Wednesday.

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‘This Summer And That Summer’: A Review

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Review 

By

U Atreya Sarma

This Summer and That Summer is the third collection of poems by the Mumbai-based poet Sanjeev Sethi, his earlier two being Suddenly for Someone, and Nine Summers Later. A widely acclaimed author with his work featured in many journals and newspapers, he ensconces himself in the hearts of poetry and language lovers.

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