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Mali Coup

Malian Thief Describes Horrific Amputation

Posted 09.13.2012 | World

By BABA AHMED and RUKMINI CALLIMACHI, The Associated Press BAMAKO, Mali -- Speaking from his hospital bed, a young man whose hand and foot were am...

Mali's Struggle: Not Simply of Their Own Making

Stephen Zunes | Posted 07.09.2012 | World
Stephen Zunes

Despite formally handing over power on April 12, however, the junta continued to arrest opponents and still wields considerable influence. Scattered fighting between rival armed forces erupted in the capital last week.

Mali: the Catastrophic Consequence of Humanitarian Intervention in Libya

Jean G. Tompihé | Posted 06.18.2012 | World
Jean G. Tompihé

On April 6, 2012, the National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad, led by Tuareg rebels, declared the independence of North Mali. This declaration of independence is directly linked to the false promise of humanitarian intervention in Libya.

With Coup, Quiet #Mali Generates Noise On Twitter

Committee to Protect Journalists | Posted 05.29.2012 | Home
Committee to Protect Journalists

By Mohamed Keita/CPJ Africa Advocacy Coordinator Yesterday, while reporting on breaking news in Mali from studios in Atlanta, CNN Wire Newsdesk E...

What We Can Learn From Africa's Response to Mali

Richard Attias | Posted 06.12.2012 | World
Richard Attias

Leadership is back in Africa. Perhaps for the first time in the continent's history, an official body, the economic community of west African states has succeeded in ending a coup in a nearby nation. That's something to celebrate.

The Need to Protect Democracy in Mali

Morton H. Halperin | Posted 06.02.2012 | World
Morton H. Halperin

The international community must do everything in its power to reverse the coup d'état in Mali for the sake of the Malian people, for the future of democracy in West Africa and to strengthen the global norm against recognizing governments arising from military coups against democratic regimes.

SPECTACULAR 'OWN-GOAL': Rebels Strike Northern Garrison After Coup

Reuters | Posted 05.31.2012 | World

By Cheick Dioura and Adama Diarra GAO/BAMAKO, March 31 (Reuters) - Rebels in pick-up trucks loaded with heavy arms attacked the northe...

Conflict in Mali Threatens to Escalate Food Crisis in Sahel Region

Louis Belanger | Posted 05.29.2012 | World
Louis Belanger

Growing insecurity in Mali and northern Nigeria is disrupting the supply of food to communities suffering from a major food crisis affecting 13 million people in West Africa.

Mali Cries Out

Sam Savage | Posted 05.22.2012 | World
Sam Savage

This has all been a long time coming. In northern Mali, a growing Touareg rebellion has created tens of thousands of refugees and has displaced many more than that. Yet this rebellion is far different from the rebellions of past decades.

Attacks Near Presidential Palace

Reuters | Posted 05.21.2012 | World

By David Lewis BAMAKO, March 21 (Reuters) - Mali surrounded its presidential palace with armoured vehicles on Wednesday as heavy gunf...