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A U.N. official said, the leader of a Mauritanian group has issued a threat on his Facebook page to “tear out the eyes” of a rights activist for demanding a fair trial for a man charged with turning his back on Islam. The United Nations on Friday urged the Mauritanian government to protect human rights activist Aminetou Mint El-Moctar, who is well-known in the Islamic republic for campaigning for women’s rights and against human trafficking.

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