Rights in Exile Programme

Refugee Legal Aid Information for Lawyers Representing Refugees Globally

Mauritania - COI

Click here to see the host countries of refugees originating from Mauritania.

Benjamin N. Lawrance, Ph.D.

Professor of History at the University of Arizona

Email: benlawatemail [dot] arizona [dot] edu

Benjamin N. Lawrance is the former Conable Chair in International Studies at Rochester Institute of Technology and is currently a professor of history at the University of Arizona.He has conducted field research in West Africa since 1997 and published extensively about political and social conditions. He has served as an expert witness in the asylum cases for  over 130 West Africans in the US, Europe and Canada which have involved human trafficking, citizenship, statelessness, female genital cutting, gender issues, gender identity, ethnic and religious violence, and witchcraft accusations.

Dr Jacob Mundy

Email: jam214atex [dot] ac [dot] uk jmundyatcolgate [dot] edu

Dr. Jacob Mundy is a country specialist with Amnesty USA, and has written support letters for several asylum and refugee cases in the US and UK for peoples from Northern African Countries. He is the co-author of the book Western Sahara: War, Nationalism and Conflict Irresolution with Stephen Zunes. He is also the author of several chapters and articles related to the Western Sahara conflict. He is willing to discuss the writing of reports on issues of persecution in Northwest Africa.

 

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