January 15, 2013

Lose of Democracy Triggered Mali Crisis

Landry Signe, New York Times

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Less than a year after a coup last March, Mali has slid into a devilish civil war and national breakup accompanied by reports of war crimes, atrocities and crimes against humanity. The coup did not cause the current rebellion in the north, but it allowed it to succeed, with hundreds of thousands of people forced to leave their homes. In addition, more than 4.6 million people are at risk of running out of food when the war and drought are both taken into account, the United Nations has said.

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TAGGED: Amadou Sanogo, France, Africa, Mali

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