Advocate Working to End Slavery in Mauritania Marks Juneteenth

Monday, June 27, 2022

2010 Advocate Bakary Tandia, co-founder and co-director of The Abolition Institute (AI), reported the following: “The Abolition Institute and its Mauritanian delegation enthusiastically participated in a series of activities celebrating Juneteenth, the holiday commemorating the end of slavery in America. [This occurred] alongside the Aichana Abeid Boilil Award, an annual ceremony of The Abolition Institute recognizing people who have made outstanding contributions to the eradication of slavery, the promotion of human rights and the advancement of social justice."