IRA Wins Tulip Human Rights Prize

We are extremely proud to announce that IRA – Mauritanie, our partner organization in the struggle against slavery, racism and gender oppression, won the Human Rights Tulip from the Dutch government.

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The President of IRA, Biram Dah Abeid, is still in prison for his anti-slavery work, so Abidine Merzough accepted the award in his place. Members of IRA – Mauritanie work tirelessly against slavery and racism. Biram and Brahim have been in prison since November 11, 2014. During their imprisonment an Executive Committee has formed to run IRA – Mauritanie. IRA USA salutes their heroism, their bravery, and their dedication.10501743_1663132087263693_8229544272305221835_n11138105_898236633558437_9066790189277079850_n 12049312_898236303558470_1638650935365525598_n 12219558_119765111719041_1558869085058929688_n 12248802_10205580248202469_816988087_n

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