Farida Nabourema spoke to podcast listeners from an undisclosed location in West Africa, out of fear for her personal safety. Farida is a prominent Togolese activist and these are very tense times in Togo. Several people have been killed in...
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The question of a military intervention in Mali is a hot topic at this week's UN General Assembly. Mali was profoundly destabilized by the coup which toppled their president in March, and insecurity in the region is making things worse. It's now time for coordinated, international action.
The March 2012 coup in Mali has made the security situation worse, deepened the crisis in the north, and created massive displacement. What are the short term prospects?