Latest update: 06/03/2013
William Spindler, Spokesman, UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Around 170,000 people fled northern Mali when the Islamist insurgents took over in April 2012. Many are now saying they don’t want to go back, despite many areas being liberated by French forces in recent weeks. To discuss the refugee problem, Annette Young speaks to William Spindler, a spokesman for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, who has just returned from Mali.