Photo Gallery: Chaos in Mali
08/21/2012
Mali used to be considered a model of African democracy, but the country has...
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Mali used to be considered a model of African democracy, but the country has been in deep crisis since the military coup in March. Islamists have taken over the north, imposing Sharia law. This June 2012 photo shows fighters with Islamist group Ansar Dine between Gao and Kidal in northeastern Mali.