Ahmed Ould Jedou is a Mauritanian blogger and activist. He writes for the Mauritanian newspaper Aray Al Mostenir http://arayalmostenir.com/ and blogs at http://ahmedjedou.blogspot.com/

Mauritania: Dreaming about the Fall of the Military State


Mauritania has witnessed large protests this year calling for an end to the military regime of General Ould Abdel Aziz (for a useful though slightly out of date overview, see @LISSNUP’s discussion of the protests). Mauritanian activist and blogger Ahmed Ould Jedou offers an insider’s perspective on the drivers of protest and the role of the February 25 youth movement. Read More…