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2020-07-16T13:30:02+00:00

Mali: 20 opposition leaders freed after being arrested during anti-government protests

Mali: 20 opposition leaders freed after being arrested during anti-government protests
The President of the Malian Republic, Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta at the European Parliament in Strasbourg on December 10, 2013 Credit: Claude Truong-Ngoc / Wikimedia Commons (Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 3.0)

For weeks, protests in Mali have been calling for the resignation of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita. During these protests, around 20 opposition leaders and political opponents of Keita were arrested. On Monday, they were released in what seemed to be an attempt by Keita to calm tensions in the country.

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