The court's decision to release human rights defenders Biram Ould Dah Ould Abeid and Brahim Bilal Ramdhane, respectively President and Vice-President of the Initiative for the Resurgence of the Abolitionist Movement (IRA), will help to promote open dialogue between the authorities and all sections of civil society, with a view to increasing respect for human rights in general and the rights of association and peaceful protest in particular.
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