December 28, 2012

Harsh Islamist Justice on the Rise in Mali

Adam Nossiter, New York Times

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Amputations are designed to shock -- residents are often summoned to watch -- and even as the world makes plans to recapture northern Mali by force, the Islamists who control it show no qualms about carrying them out.

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