MALI 2016 HUMAN RIGHTS REPORT   EXECUTIVE SUMMARY   Mali is a constitutional democracy.  In 2013 President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita won the presidential election, deemed free and fair by international observers.  The inauguration of President Keita and the subsequent establishment of a new National Assembly through free and fair elections ended a 16-month transitional period …

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Mali International Religious Freedom Report 2015

The constitution prohibits religious discrimination and grants individuals freedom of religion in conformity with the law. The law criminalizes abuses against religious freedom. Terrorist groups espoused violence and launched attacks in the name of an extremist interpretation of Islam against civilians, security forces, peacekeepers, and others they reportedly perceived as not adhering to their religious …

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