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Malian troops near Hambori, northern Mali are driving toward Gao on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013.
February 5, 2013 One of the Islamist leaders is accused of enforcing harsh punishments against Malians under his control, such as stoning, amputations and beatings.
Fighters of the Islamist group, the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa guard a tank abandoned by the Malian army on Aug. 7.
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November 29, 2012 Islamist rebels in Mali force out secular Tuareg rebels from towns close to Mauritania and Niger's border; the U.N. Secretary General says any international intervention force sent to Mali must be well trained in human rights obligations.
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