Sahel Soldiers Kill People With Impunity - Amnesty International

The combination of rife insecurity, food insecurity and more than 7.5 million people in need of humanitarian assistance has left the Sahel a region in crisis, with the global coronavirus pandemic expected to exacerbate the situation, writes Samira Sadeque for IPS. In a new briefing, Amnesty International  accuses soldiers in Mali, Burkina Faso, and Niger of unlawfully killing or causing the disappearance of an estimated 200 people this year.



A displaced family from a village in Mali was relocated to a former school.

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