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Rights Group Urges Mali to Release Teenage Detainees

A leading human rights group is urging Mali's government to release five boys held by the military for about seven months. Amnesty International issued the call after a delegation led by the group's secretary general, Salil Shetty, met with the teenagers at a military detention center in Mali's capital, Bamako. The rights group said the detainees are 15 to 17 years old. In a statement, Shetty said the delegation was "horrified" to see the...

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