Convicted Torturer still at large in Mauritania

A French court convicted Captain Ely Ould Dah of torture and sentenced him to ten years of imprisonment. Claiming universal jurisdiction, the court in Nimes handed down this sentence in 2005, but already in April 2000 Mr. Ould Dah had fled France for Mauritania. In Mauritania, the government welcomed Mr. Ely Ould Dah with open[…]