The Unreached Peoples Prayer Profiles
The Islamic Republic of Mauritania is located on the northwestern
coast of Africa. The land is entirely desert except for the north
bank of the Senegal River on the southern border.
drought for 20 years has devastated the country and provoked
inter-ethnic violence over limited water and usable land.
Independence from France in 1960 was followed by an
endless succession of military coups. In 1992 a civilian
government was appointed.
The constitutional guarantee of freedom
of conscience and religious liberty does not extend to Muslims, which
make up 99.7% of the population . All proselytization or conversion
to another religion is illegal. According to their law, Mauritanians who
Christ face the death sentence if discovered.
|For further information and specific prayer points for Mauritania,
look up the book
"Operation World" by Patrick Johnstone.
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