Mali releases ex-interim president and PM from house arrest | Politics News – www.aljazeera.com

Mali releases ex-interim president and PM from house arrest | Politics News

From www.aljazeera.com
2021-08-27 19:56:37

Excerpt:

 

Their detention by military officers in May marked Mali’s second coup since the overthrow of President Keita.

Former Malian interim President Bah Ndaw and his prime minister, Moctar Ouane, have been freed from house arrest by the authorities who deposed them in May, a committee monitoring the post-coup transition has said.

Their detention by military officers in May marked Mali’s second coup since the overthrow of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita the previous August.

The political upheaval alarmed regional powers and allies such as France, which feared it could delay a promised return to civilian rule via democratic elections scheduled for February 2022.

In a statement on Friday, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) said it “welcomes” the move by Mali to lift “all restrictive measures” on the former leaders.

A representative of the Malian authorities did not reply to a request for comment.

Both men were appointed as interim civilian leaders after a…

 

Read Full Article

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Another Judge Stops Military Enforcement of Vaccine Mandate

Following a Texas Judge stopping the prosecution of soldiers for not getting vaccinated, another judge, this one in Florida, has also stopped the prosection of two soldiers that refused to get the vaccine for religious reasons. Military can’t discipline officers for refusing vaccine, Florida judge rules From www.tampabay.com 2022-02-07 18:36:52 Excerpt:    In a stinging […]

Read More

Peng Shuai Makes Forced Appearance at Beijing 2022

The virtually disappeared Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai made another awkward forced interview appearance during the Beijing Olympics.  Her appearance is a reminder of a list of well-known Chinese celebrities that have disappeared after crossing the Comminust Party.  None of them are bigger than China’s former version of Elon Musk, Jack Ma, who was last […]

Read More

Arizona Bill Would Force Christians to Bake the LGBTQ Cake

A bipartisan effort appears to be going forward in Arizona that would force the metaphorical and literal Christian baker to bake the metaphorical and literal LGBTQ Cake.  The bill is being introduced and sponsored by a number of Arizona Representatives, including the Republican Speaker of the House. Lawmakers introduce Arizona LGBT anti-discrimination bill From www.thetelegraph.com […]

Read More