At least 95 people in central Mali were killed on Monday when armed men attacked a village overnight, shooting people and setting homes on fire. Initial reports said the village, inhabited by the Dogon people, was likely attacked by Fulani fighters. An outraged UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on all parties to "show restraint and to refrain from retaliatory acts".
'Worse Than Anything We've Seen in Living Memory'
Deutsche Welle, 11 June 2019
The conflict between the Dogon and Fulani ethnic groups over resources in Mali has been exacerbated by climate change, population growth, an absentee state and Islamism. The result… Read more »
Gunmen have killed nearly 100 Dogon farmers in central Mali. The attack on a village in the Mopti region was carried out by men believed to be Fulani ... see more »
Nearly 100 Die in Attack On Dogon Village
Deutsche Welle, 10 June 2019
About 100 Malians have been killed in an overnight attack on an ethnic Dogon village, officials say. Fighting between Dogon hunters and Fulani herders has intensified in recent… Read more »
A traditional Dogon village in central Mali in 2013.
UNICEF field staff meet with the local population in Bankass, central Mali, which was attacked on 23 March, 2019, leaving over 150 people dead, 2000 displaced and numerous huts and granaries burnt (file photo).
Scores Killed in Suspected Terror Attack On Central Mali Village
RFI, 11 June 2019
Nearly 100 people were killed in an overnight-Sunday attack on a village in central Mali officials said Monday, blaming "suspected terrrorists." It is the latest bout of violence… Read more »
UN Chief Urges Restraint, Calls for Dialogue to Resolve Tensions
UN News, 10 June 2019
Nearly 100 people were reportedly killed during an attack on a traditional Dogon hunters' village in Mali on Sunday, prompting a call from UN chief António Guterres for… Read more »
'Despicable' Killing of Nearly 100 Villagers Condemned
AI London, 10 June 2019
Call for investigation into lethal violence in Sobame Da which left dozens dead Read more »
At Least 95 Killed in Massacre
VOA, 10 June 2019
At least 95 people were killed Monday in central Mali when armed men attacked a village overnight, shooting people and setting homes on fire. Read more »
Over 500 Killed in Mali Ethnic Clashes
CAJ News, 19 May 2019
AT least 551 people have been killed during clashes between rival tribes in Mali since last year. Among those killed during the violence are 17 women, 20 boys and three girls. Read more »
Tensions among ethnic communities have surged since the government started battling extremists in its desert territories. Dogon tribe-members reportedly burned a large portion of a ... Read more »
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