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News Mali Religion: West Africa: Are Terrorist Groups Stoking Local Conflicts in the Sahel?

Published on: Monday 14 October 2019
West Africa: Are Terrorist Groups Stoking Local Conflicts in the Sahel?
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201910150001.html

In Mali, before the emergence of terrorism ... How groups succeed in restructuring social and economic life, and how they enforce solutions through direct threats, violence, fear or religious ...

News Mali Religion: What is behind the attacks against the Christian community in Burkina Faso?

Published on: Monday 22 July 2019
What is behind the attacks against the Christian community in Burkina Faso?
News source: http://theconversation.com/what-is-behind-the-attacks-against-the-christian-community-in-burkina-faso-120552

Since 2015, jihadi groups that were previously active in Mali have gradually infiltrated ... different communities as opposed to the dominant religious and social authority that exists. ...

News Mali Religion: UN Court to Decide if Timbuktu War Crimes Suspect Faces Trial

Published on: Wednesday 17 July 2019
UN Court to Decide if Timbuktu War Crimes Suspect Faces Trial
News source: https://www.courthousenews.com/un-court-to-decide-if-timbuktu-war-crimes-suspect-faces-trial/

Mali war crimes suspect Al Hassan Ag Abdoul Aziz attends a ... who in turn succumbed to Islamist groups that enforced strict religious rules, including banning music, forcing women to wear headscarves ...

News Mali Religion: Islam and religious imperialism

Published on: Saturday 06 July 2019
Islam and religious imperialism
News source: https://punchng.com/islam-and-religious-imperialism/

In Yoruba land according to the research of Emeritus Professor Wande Abimbola, Islam was brought to Nigeria through inter-relations with the old Mali Empire. This is why the religion of Islam was ...

News Mali Religion: What's behind Mali massacre and how to stop escalating violence

Published on: Thursday 13 June 2019
What's behind Mali massacre and how to stop escalating violence
News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/06/mali-massacre-escalating-violence-190613133110169.html

Mali declares three days of national mourning for massacre ... by Fulani preacher Amadou Koufa whose fiery radio sermons infused with religious rhetoric in the Fulani language struck a chord with ...

News Mali Religion: What’s behind the escalating ethnic violence in Mali? Here’s what you need to know.

Published on: Tuesday 11 June 2019
What’s behind the escalating ethnic violence in Mali? Here’s what you need to know.
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2019/06/12/whats-behind-escalating-ethnic-violence-mali-heres-what-you-need-know/

Mali has been struck by ethnic violence the scope of which ... Until Malians come together and challenge ethnic and religious targeting, this crisis will only deepen and more lives will be destroyed. ...

News Mali Religion: Mali: 'Worse than anything we’ve seen in living memory'

Published on: Tuesday 11 June 2019
Mali: 'Worse than anything we’ve seen in living memory'
News source: https://www.dw.com/en/mali-worse-than-anything-weve-seen-in-living-memory/a-49138496

The conflict between the Dogon and Fulani ethnic groups over resources in Mali has been exacerbated by climate change, population growth, an absentee state and Islamism. The result is a rapidly rising death toll.

News Mali Religion: “Baara”: A Must-See Film of Patriarchal Abuse, at the New York African Film Festival

Published on: Monday 03 June 2019
News source: https://www.newyorker.com/culture/the-front-row/baara-a-must-see-film-of-patriarchal-abuse-at-the-new-york-african-film-festival

The action is set in Bamako, Mali; in the first scene ... Cissé makes explicit the infrastructure of corruption—the abuse of public funds and the abuse of religion to keep women subjugated and workers ...

News Mali Religion: Mali celebrates Eid Al Fitr on Monday

Published on: Monday 03 June 2019
News source: https://www.khaleejtimes.com/ramadan-2019/this-one-country-is-celebrating-eid-al-fitr-today

Also read: 6 countries officially declare first day of Eid Muslims in Mali claim to have sighted the Shawwal crescent ... posted the official government communication issued by the Ministry of ...