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‘Facebook Generation’ continues Mauritania protests | CNN.com

One of more than a dozen images in a CNN slide show describing where demonstrations are taking place in the Middle East

Nouakchott, Mauritania (CNN) — Young Mauritanians pushing for social and political reforms continued a sit-in Saturday in the capital a day after a street protest demanding change.

Police dispersed hundreds of protesters early Saturday, but after a few hours the crowd returned to spend the night at Blocat Square in Nouakchott’s city center, despite one earlier arrest and the possibility of forces returning.

Read more here: ‘Facebook Generation’ continues Mauritania protests – CNN.com.

More on Middle East protests from CNN:

(CNN) — Demonstrations have spread across parts of the Middle East and Africa. Here is the latest from each country and the roots of the unrest.

Read more here: Unrest in the Middle East and Africa — country by country – CNN.com.

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