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August 30, 2013

Voice of America: Malians Call for Criminalization of Slavery

BAMAKO, MALI — Slavery is still practiced among some groups in Mali. Activists had made some gains in their fight to outlaw the custom until early 2012, when a Tuareg rebellion and subsequent military coup plunged the country into chaos. Now, as Mali prepares to elect its next president, activists say the time is right to push for a law banning the centuries-old practice. Read the full story on