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· November, 2011

Stories about Niger from November, 2011

Understanding the Implications of the Kidnappings of 6 Westerners in Mali

  28 November 2011

The Wal-Asat blog attempts to figure out the implications of the recent slew of kidnappings in Mali.  Didier François highlights the mysterious background and activities [fr] of the two kidnapped Frenchmen while AllAfrica points out the poor regional coordination between the nations combating this issue.

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Mali, Niger: Tuareg Voices Barely Heard Over the Sounds of War

  26 November 2011

Since the start of the war in Libya, many security and political experts have warned against potential Touareg threats in Mali and Niger. Is it a real threat or mere speculations? For the moment, the only place to hear the voices of the Tuareg is on the internet.

Sahel Region: Slavery still very much a Reality for Some

  15 November 2011

In an interview carried out by François Mauger with Mme Sophia Lakhdar [fr], Director of the Comité Contre l’Esclavage Moderne (Comittee Against Modern Slavery) published on the mondomix.com blog, she states: “Today human trafficking has taken over as the notion of modern slavery, which is a bit contrived.  However it helps...

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Gaddafi's Lost Arsenal, a Threat to the Sahel Region

  2 November 2011

Since the beginning of the conflict in Libya that toppled Gaddafi's regime, weapon trafficking has been on the rise in the Sahel region. The consequences of this trafficking threatens peace in a region that is already destabilized by poverty and vast uncontrolled areas.

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