• Women walked down the street in Timbuktu, Mali last year. (AP)

    AL QAEDA OCCUPATION

    Timbuktu Women Singled Out

    Al Qaeda and its allies have fled, but stories are emerging of the occupiers’ brutal treatment of women.

    By David Blair

    The harsh reality inflicted on the people of Timbuktu by al Qaeda and its allies is betrayed by the ordeal of Azahara Abdou Maiga.

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