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Observers Direct: Standing up to slavery in southwestern Mali

Mohammedou Sidibé was tied up and publicly humiliated in the Malian village of Krémis Sept. 17, 2019 (screengrab from amateur video on left). He told the Observers that it was because he and his cousin refused to be called slaves.
Mohammedou Sidibé was tied up and publicly humiliated in the Malian village of Krémis Sept. 17, 2019 (screengrab from amateur video on left). He told the Observers that it was because he and his cousin refused to be called slaves. France 24 Observers

In southwestern Mali, people are still subject to “descent-based slavery”, a form of discrimination that persists long after slavery itself was abolished in the West African country. The France 24 Observers went to Mali to meet the villagers who are standing up and saying, “I am not your slave.”

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