Govt Must End Mass Killings in Madagascar - Report

The government must rein in its security forces and launch a probe into allegations of civilian killings over cattle theft in the south of the country, says Amnesty International.

  • Madagascar:   Govt Must End Mass Killings, Says Amnesty

    AI London, 20 November 2012

    Madagascar's rampaging security forces must be brought under control in the south of the country, Amnesty International said after widespread state killings of civilians over… Read more »

Violence present serious concerns for the security of civilians ahead of presidential elections planned for May 2013.

  • Madagascar:   Madagascar's Unforgiving Bandit Lands

    UNIRIN, 18 July 2012

    "At 9am I checked them [the zebu] and they were still there, and two hours later they were gone," he told IRIN. "I need them to do the work in the field, to pull the cart and to… Read more »

  • Madagascar:   Timeline - a Turbulent Political History

    UNIRIN, 17 March 2010

    Madagascar's history is marked by a struggle for political control. By 1700, France and England had attempted to establish settlements, while the rulers of the island's many… Read more »