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Feb 25, 2019

Bellah Community Loses one of its Leading Figures

Mr Ag Akado was the President of the AMASCB-Ikewan, an association founded in August 2015 with the objective to struggle against prejudice and stigmatisation, as well as to put the little-known Bellah people on the map through socio-cultural demonstrations. The Bellah people are an indigenous black people of the Sahel/Sahara area and one of the largest communities in Mali. Despite its demographic weight...

Feb 25, 2019

Bellah Community Loses one of its Leading Fig...

Mr Sbeyti Ag Akado, President of UNPO Member the Malian Association for the Preservation of Bellah Culture (AMASCB-Ikewan), has lost his life on Saturday 23 February 2019 in Bamako, Mali. A human rights...

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Jul 25, 2018

Briefing at US Congress Raises Awareness for Persistence...

Following an introduction by UNPO’s US Programme Coordinator, human rights and environmental lawyer Alice Bullard opened the discussion by providing an overview of the issue globally, highlighting...

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Jul 24, 2018

Briefing: The Struggle for the Eradication of...

Slavery is accepted in many circles as a horror that humanity has fortunately left in the past. In fact, slavery continues to be practiced in many modern societies with minimal recognition and inadequate...

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Feb 13, 2018

Bellah People: Recognition of Minorities in Mali...

 This article was published by The Broker: Insecurity and the quasi-absence of the State in Northern Mali, especially since the beginning of the Mali War in January 2012, have had a devastating impact...

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