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Malian expatriates in Paris fear for loved ones back home

Eight months after a coup d'état toppled the government, the north of Mali is plagued by insecurity. More than 500,000 people have found themselves trapped, living an area that's been seized by Islamists. The large community of Malian expatriates living in Paris told France 24 how they are afraid for their family and friends back home.

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