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One Dead in Protest in Mali Capital Over Arrest of Talk Show Host

One person was shot dead in Mali's capital on Wednesday and others were wounded as police opened fire to disperse a protest over the arrest of a talk show host who is a critic of the government, three Malian rights groups said in a statement. Police also fired tear gas to disperse the fans of Mohamed Youssouf Bathily, who was arrested Monday and is due to be brought before a tribunal charged with an outrage against public decency, witnesses said. Bathily, who is known as Ras Bath,...

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