2020 Malian protests
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|2020 Malian protests|
|Date||5 June 2020 – present|
|Parties to the civil conflict|
|Deaths and injuries|
Timeline[edit source | edit]
- 19 June – Tens of thousands of Malians protested in Bamako to demand the resignation of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta.
- 20 June – ECOWAS called for new elections to be held due to disputes about the legitimacy of the 2020 Malian parliamentary election.
- 5 July – President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta met with imam Mahmoud Dicko, leader of the 5 June protest movement.
- 11–12 July – Protesters in Bamako clashed with security forces, who reportedly fired live rounds at the protesters. 11 people were reportedly killed and another 124 injured.
- 23 July – Presidents Nana Akufo-Addo, Alassane Ouattara, Mahamadou Issoufou, Muhammadu Buhari and Macky Sall arrived in Bamako to meet with President Keïta and opposition leaders after a failed ECOWAS mediation mission.
- 18 August – 2020 Malian coup d'état: Mutinying soldiers arrest President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta and Prime Minister Boubou Cissé after starting gunfire at a military camp near Bamako on Tuesday morning.
- 19 August – President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta announces his resignation and dissolves parliament.
References[edit source | edit]
- Maclean, Ruth (16 July 2020). "Anger at Mali's President Rises After Security Forces Kill Protesters". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 17 July 2020.
- "Mali PM apologises for security force 'excesses' during protests". Reuters. 17 July 2020. Retrieved 17 July 2020.
- "Mali opposition leaders freed after days of anti-gov't protests". www.aljazeera.com. Retrieved 17 July 2020.
- "Calls for calm as Mali gov't criticised for response to protests". www.aljazeera.com. Retrieved 17 July 2020.
- "Mali president dissolves top court amid unrest". BBC News. 12 July 2020. Retrieved 17 July 2020.
- Diallo, Tiemoko; McAllister, Edward (20 June 2020). Fincher, Christina; Harrison, Mike (eds.). "West African bloc urges Mali to re-run disputed elections amid mass protests". Reuters.
- "Mali: President Keita meets protest leader Mahmoud Dicko". Al Jazeera English.
A video posted on the presidency's Twitter account showed the meeting between President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and Mahmoud Dicko, an imam and leading figure of the so-called June 5 movement, in the capital, Bamako, on Saturday.
- "Calls for calm as Mali gov't criticised for response to protests". Al Jazeera English. 13 July 2020.
Bloody protests broke out in the capital, Bamako, on Friday and Saturday, with reports saying security forces fired live rounds during clashes with demonstrators, some of whom had occupied state buildings. [...] A senior official at an emergency department of a major hospital in Bamako was quoted by AFP news agency as saying 11 people died and 124 were injured since Friday.
- Mbah, Fidelis. "West African leaders on high-stakes mission to end Mali standoff". Retrieved 27 July 2020.
- "Soldiers seize Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta". Retrieved 19 August 2020.
- Mali’s president announces resignation after soldiers mutiny
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