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05 Jun

Mali Crisis (2012)

Mali, a former French colony that gained independence in 1960, enjoyed relative social and economic growth from 1996 to 2011. Nevertheless, conflict destabilized the country in January 2012, a struggle characterized by loss of state control in the northern part of the country, a successful coup and an influx of radical Islamist groups.

Source: http://www.responsibilitytoprotect.org/index.php/crises/crisis-in-mali