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UXO – UNICEF Risk Awareness Education

SÉVARÉ, Mali, 28 September 2012 – Children run and play, kicking up dust behind them. Mothers stir pots over open flames. Elders rest in the shade of makeshift tarps. There is a feeling of home here, at this campsite housing more than 400 people forced to flee conflict in the north of Mali. Advertisements

HRW: Mali: Islamist Armed Groups Spread Fear in North

HRW 25/9/2012 (Nairobi) – Three Islamist armed groups controlling northern Mali have committed serious abuses against the local population while enforcing their interpretation of Sharia, or Islamic law, Human Rights Watch said today. Human Rights Watch in recent weeks has interviewed some one hundred witnesses who have fled the region or remain there. The three rebel groups … Continue reading