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The Malian Manuscripts: A Priceless Islamic Heritage

Joseph V. Micallef | Posted 09.13.2015 | World
Joseph V. Micallef

Owing to Mali's civil war, nearly 500,000 Malians were displaced from their homeland during the fighting, including most of the people appearing in the film 333. However, the Malians followed the ancient teachings set out in their historic manuscripts and applied Mali's centuries-old tradition of peacefully resolving conflict through dialogue to end the fighting.

Up in Arms

Kaz Komolafe | Posted 06.18.2012 | College
Kaz Komolafe

Long live Africa's newest state. After three weeks of fraught interactions between nomadic pastoralists, the Tuareg, and Malian government, the National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad has declared independence from the rest of Mali.

Malian Rebels Declare Cease-Fire After Push

AP | RUKMINI CALLIMACHI | Posted 06.05.2012 | World

BAMAKO, Mali — The rebel group that recently seized control of Mali's remote north in a maneuver that effectively partitioned the country in two...