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Fatima Nialy (in orange blouse) and her children spend their […]
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The Long Road Home: A Family's Return to Timbuktu

Added: 25 Mar 2013

War came to Timbuktu last April, when ethnic Tuareg rebels seized the ancient city in northern Mali from government control. It soon fell under the control of militants, who started imposing a strict version of sharia law on the inhabitants. Women were forced to wear veils in public, adulterers were […]
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