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Mali rejects UN report on alleged execution of 500 villagers by troops

Bamako, Mali Reuters Mali’s interim military government has rejected a United Nations human rights office report on the alleged execution of at least 500 people by Malian soldiers and unidentified foreign fighters during an operation last year. The ruling junta was responding to a report released on Friday after a months-long investigation into what rights […]

Residents and survivors say 136 killed in Burkina Faso massacre, blaming army

Ouagadougou Reuters Residents and survivors of a massacre in a Burkina Faso village said on Saturday 136 people including women and infants were killed, blaming the country’s security forces for the 20th April attack. A prosecutor last week launched a probe into the massacre which took place in the northern village of Karma and surrounding […]