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Bataillon de la Sécurité Présidentielle Download as CSV Print this page

Also known as: BASEP| Bataillon de Sécurité Présidentielle| Battalion for Presidential Security| BSP| Garde Présidentielle| presidential guard| Presidential Guards| presidential protection battalion

Country: Mauritania

Classified as: Army  Military

Areas of operation

Area of Operation First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Gorgol 28 November 2017

Parent units

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Name Other Names Classification First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Compagnie du commandement compagnie du commandement Army
20 February 2019
3 Bataillon (Bataillon de la Sécurité Présidentielle) 3ème Bataillon BSP Army
28 November 2014
2 Bataillon (Groupement de Sécurité Présidentiel) 2e Bataillon
2eme bataillon
20 February 2019
1 Bataillon (Groupement de Sécurité Présidentiel) 1er bataillon Army
20 February 2019


Table showing personnel linked to this unit in command, administrative and other roles
Name Rank Role Title First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz None Commander


According to Amnesty International: "Amnesty International interviewed dozens of peaceful demonstrators, including women, who had been subjected to excessive use of force since 2014. [...] On 28 November 2017, 15 human rights defenders, including Maimouna Alpha Sy, the Secretary General of the Collectif des Veuves de Mauritanie (Widows’ Collective of ...