Armed groups and security forces committed crimes under international law with impunity. Police used excessive force against protesters and others. Activists and officials affiliated to the former government were arbitrarily arrested and detained. The authorities failed to act to protect women and...
Mali: Further information: Legal concern / probable prisoners of conscience / health concern: Diallo Fanta Drame, Korotoumou Traore
Diallo Fanta Drame and Korotoumou Traore were released without charge on 29 May 1994.
AI is concerned about the killing of at least 17 Tuareg civilians by the Malian army in recent weeks. No independent inquiry appears to have been ordered into the killings nor any legal proceedings initiated against any of those responsible. Twelve Tuareg were reportedly killed in Menaka, northern...
Mali: legal concern / probable prisoners of conscience / health concern: Diallo Fanta Drame, Korotoumou Traore
The two women named above were arrested in Bamako on 11 and 12 May 1994 and are being unlawfully held incommunicado and without charge. It is believed they could be prisoners of conscience, detained solely becuase of their involvement in a peaceful campaign seeking the release of students accused...
The 14 people named in this action have had their death sentences commuted to life imprisonment as part of an amnesty to mark the Muslim festival of Eid el Fitr, the Malian authorities announced on 4 April 1992.