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Mali: Killers of accused man must face justice

Headline Title:  Mali: Killers of accused man must face justice 03 October 2012 The extra-judicial execution by firing squad of a man in Mali was a horrific and illegal act and those responsible must be held to account, Amnesty International said.The call came after the man, who had been accused of murdering his neighbour, was shot on Tuesday evening by members of Islamist armed group seeking to impose their strict interpretation of Sharia law.“Irrespective of the offences committed, extra-judicial executions are prohibited under international humanitarian and human rights law and…

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