Mali: 134 People Killed Amid Mounting Ethnic Tensions

HeadlineMar 25, 2019

In the West African nation of Mali, the United Nations said armed men killed at least 134 people from a Fulani community Saturday. Tensions and violence between Fulani and Dogon communities have been on the rise; in December, Human Rights Watch said “militia killings of civilians in central and northern Mali are spiraling out of control.” The government has since banned the Dogon hunting militia that is believed to be responsible for this latest attack.

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