Tag: militants

17
Dec

Advocacy workshop in Bamako, Mali by Nolwenn Marconet, October 2021

From Monday, October 18 to Friday, October 22, 2021, the SlaFMig project, thanks to the association Donkosira and the National Human Rights Commission of Mali (CNDH), brought together in Bamako key actors in the fight against descent-based slavery, including activists, journalists, bloggers, civil servants and researchers. The workshop was held at the Faculty of Public Law and focused on advocacy.

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28
Oct

Participation in Conference with paper on anti-slavery activists’ use of the courts (September 2021)

Members of the SlaFMig research team – Lotte Pelckmans, Leah Durst-Lee and Nolwenn Marconnet – recently presented at the AFRAB Legal Abolition of Slavery in African History conference on how local and diasporic Malian anti-slavery activists use the legal court system to fight descent-based slavery. In Mali, as opposed to Mauritania and Niger, there is no law directly criminalizing descent-based

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