Sharia in Mali Gets Chad Talking
Muslims in Chad have expressed mixed reactions to the imposition of Sharia law by their neighbors in northern Mali. While some are indifferent to the religious penal code which prescribes severe punishments such as amputations and public flogging, others think it's high time Islamic practices were modernized.
Sharia resistance in Mali starts to catch fire.
International Freedom of Expression Exchange Clearing House, 9 August 2012
Members of an Islamist militant group attacked a radio journalist in Mali on Sunday and ordered his station off the air, according to local journalists and news reports. The attack ... read more »
Radio Netherlands Worldwide, 9 August 2012
He helped prevent the public amputation of a man's hand by Islamists in northern Mali. His name is Abdul Malick Maiga. Last weekend, the 32-year-old host of Radio Adaar Khoïma ... read more »
ThinkAfricaPress, 28 August 2012
When dealing with northern Mali, it is crucial policymakers examine and understand all the complex local factors. read more »
Daily Maverick, 17 August 2012
Forget Al Qaeda, for now. Forget the militants destroying Timbuktu and rebels imposing their Taliban-style Sharia law across northern Mali. read more »
Radio France Internationale, 30 July 2012
An unmarried couple in Northern Mali, were stoned to death on Sunday. It is the first reported sharia killing since Islamists have occupied the area following a power struggle with ... read more »