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Mauritania was the last nation in the world to abolish slavery in 1981, and only criminalized the practice in 2007. World Policy Journal spoke with Erin Pettigrew about the unique nature and evolution of slavery in Mauritania, as well as the future of the modern abolition movement.
In March, EarthRights International filed a lawsuit against the International Finance Corporation, the World Bank’s private-lending arm, on behalf of a group of farmers in the Bajo Aguán region of Honduras. On this week's episode of World Policy On Air, lawyer Lauren Carasik discusses the IFC's role in backing the agribusiness at the center of a bloody land dispute and the farmers' struggle for justice.
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In an interview with Jennifer Ramos of World Policy Institute at Loyola Marymount University, Thaksin Shinawatra, former prime minister of Thailand, discusses economic development, the new Thai constitution, regional relations, and the need for dialogue between opposing factions to resolve the current tensions in the Southeast Asian nation.

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