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Slavery is alive in Mali and continues to wreak havoc on lives

Dr Marie Rodet, Director of the SlaFMig program, interviewed by Al Jazeera While slavery was abolished during colonial rule, local communities still place their descendants at society’s margins. It was supposed to be a joyful occasion. Young men and women gathered in a circle, displaying their dance moves as they celebrated Mali’s independence day in the country’s western region of

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