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Mali: End attacks and detention of peaceful protesters amid military coup

Headline Title:  Mali: End attacks on peaceful protesters amid military coup 29 March 2012 Opponents of Mali’s new leadership have been attacked and injured during a peaceful protest on Thursday, prompting Amnesty International to urge an investigation into the incident.The news comes in the wake of a military coup that last week toppled Mali’s President Amadou Toumani Touré.The protesters were calling for the reinstatement of the country’s constitution when they were attacked by a group of people in plainclothes during a rally inside the labour exchange in Mali’s capital Bamako. It…

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