Africa News Roundup: Human Rights Violations and Ethnic Tensions in Mali, Plus News on Nigeria, Sudan, etc.

From Sahel Blog Sat Feb 2 2013, 08:33:38

Reports of human rights violations and ethnic tensions in Mali: Amnesty International: "The Malian army has committed serious human rights breaches plus violations of international humanitarian law (IHL) during the ongoing conflict against armed groups in the country, including extrajudicial ... Continue reading →

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