El Mina, Mauritania
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El Mina has a bad reputation in Mauritania. It is considered one of the poorest parts of the city and is known for its prostitution. It is mainly inhabited by the descendants of slaves. The UN Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance visited El Mina in 2008.
- "Commune Collectivités urbaines à vocation industrielle et commerciale". République Islamique de Mauritanie:Communes de Mauritanie. Archived from the original on November 12, 2007. Retrieved January 14, 2009.
- Blauer, E.; Lauré, J. (2008). Mauritania. Marshall Cavendish Benchmark. p. 75. ISBN 9780761431169. Retrieved October 24, 2014.
- United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. "Refworld – Report submitted by the Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance, Doudou Diène : addendum : mission to Mauritania : preliminary note". refworld.org. Retrieved October 24, 2014.
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