Aguelhok

By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Jul 30th, 2012
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A couple who had sex outside marriage has been stoned to death at the weekend by Islamists in the town of Aguelhok in northern Mali, officials say. The man and woman were buried up to their necks, then pelted with stones until they died. The northern half of Mali has been overrun by rebels – [&...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Feb 18th, 2012
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Dakar – Amnesty International said on Friday that a Tuareg offensive raging in northern Mali is causing a human rights crisis, with scores killed and thousands fleeing into neighbouring countries. “This is the worst human rights crisis in northern Mali for 20 years,” said Gaetan Moo...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Feb 10th, 2012
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Bamako – As Mali’s army confronts attacks from ethnic Tuareg separatists, the country’s president is battling some tough critics: the wives of military personnel who grilled him for nearly two hours on state television about the government’s failure to put down the rebellion. ...