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Tag Archive: Mali

Dec 23 2012

Mausoleum smashing time

The Islamists in Mali are smashing the Timbuktu mausoleums* again. “Not a single mausoleum will remain in Timbuktu,” Abou Dardar, a leader of the Islamist group Ansar Dine, told AFP news agency. Islamists in control of northern Mali began earlier this year to pull down shrines that they consider idolatrous.

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Oct 12 2012

Compiling a list

This is bad. Radical Islamists are compiling a list of unmarried mothers in northern Mali, raising fears of cruel punishments such as stoning, amputations and executions, a senior United Nations official said.

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