War Atrocities Being Reported in Mali

Mali Says Soldiers, Civilians Executed During Tuareg Clashes — AFP

BAMAKO — The Malian army said Monday that soldiers and civilians had been summarily executed during a Tuareg offensive in the town of Aguelhok, as France accused the killers of adopting Al-Qaeda-style tactics.

Tuareg rebels launched an offensive on January 17 and have attacked several northern towns including Aguelhok as they demand autonomy for their nomadic desert tribe, a struggle which has seen several rebellions in past decades.

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More News On Mali’s Civil War

France denounces killings in Mali rebel offensive — AFP
Mali confirms ‘summary executions’ — News24
Mali army tries to fend off Tuareg rebels as crisis grows — AFP
Mali’s president grilled by army wives on TV, sign of government uncertainty amid rebellion — Washington Post/AP
Thousands fleeing Mali create regional strain — CBS/AP
ICRC: Fighting in Northern Mali Displaces 30,000 — Voice of America
Mali’s Tuaregs Flee to Mauritania to Escape Military Clashes — Bloomberg Businessweek
UNHCR Fears Worst Yet To Come In Mali Crisis — Voice of America
US postpones Mali military exercise amid attacks — Boston.com/AP

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