New determination of judicial authorities in the fight against descent-based slavery in Mali

In the absence of a specific law criminalizing descent-based slavery in Mali, judicial authorities face difficulties in categorizing this offense based on the relevant Penal Code. To overcome these difficulties while waiting for a specific law to be passed, the Minister of Justice, Mahamadou Kassogué, issued a ministerial order (n°0000863 of 11 November 2021) on the management of cases related

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Paralegals’ interventions in the ‘cercle’ of Kita (villages of Mambiri and Kokofata) – March 2021

SlaFMig (Slavery and Forced Migration in Western Mali) is a research action programme that has brought together SOAS University of London, the LERDDL lab and the University of Legal and Political Sciences of Bamako (USJPU), the University of Copenhagen and the Malian NGOs Temedt and Donkosira.  The paralegals have started their awareness raising tours in several villages. Mambiri Meeting, 7

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