Mali live hours under high tension from the event of Friday 10 July, organized by the movement M5 and already qualified as the worst day of civil unrest that Bamako has known for years. The clashes continued Saturday, while at the same time the country has seen the arrests of several figures of the protest. Balance : four civilians, including two minors, have been killed, indicates that Sunday to the AFP the person in charge of emergency department at a large hospital in the malian capital. To appease this climate, the head of State, Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, who crystallized the discontent, is expressed late in the evening in a new address to the nation, the fourth intervention since the beginning of the crisis. In what appears to be a last gesture of appeasement, he announced the "dissolution of fact" of the constitutional Court. In fact, it all started at the time of the announcement of the results of the general elections of march-April.
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Of the impugned legislative
march 26 , the leader of the opposition Soumaïla Cissé is removed in the midst of the campaign, legislative, abduction: unprecedented personality of this scale.
29 , in spite of the appearance of the coronavirus, the first tower is maintained. The second round takes place on April 19. The vote is marked by abductions of election officials, the looting of polling and the explosion of a mine which killed nine people.
30 , the constitutional Court reverses a thirty results, of which a dozen for the benefit of the party of the president, said, " IBK ", has been in power since 2013, generating protests in early may.
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Alliance against the " IBK "
may 30 , the influential imam Mahmoud Dicko of the opposition parties and a civil society movement formed an unprecedented alliance that calls for a protest to demand the resignation of the president.
They denounce the impotence of power in the face of insecurity, economic downturn, the conditions for the holding of the general elections and the decision of the constitutional Court.
June 5 , the Malians are descended by the thousands in the street against the president.
19 , thousands of Bamakois are new to the resignation of the president. Mission of good offices, the economic Community of African States West (Ecowas) advises them to form a government of national unity, and to organize new legislative elections.
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July 7 , the president indicated that he might appoint to the Senate of legislative candidates initially declared winners and then given beatings by the constitutional Court.
8 , it opens the way to a reconsideration of the decision of the constitutional Court on the legislative.
The leaders of the protest reject the actions of the president. They accused him of ignoring their demands, including the dissolution of Parliament, although they have agreed not to make the resignation of the head of the State a pre-condition.
The movement brandishing the threat of " civil disobedience ".
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10 , Bamako, was the scene of a new demonstration that degenerates, causing at least 2 deaths and over 70 injured. Of the public buildings, including the national Assembly and the headquarters of the national television, they are attacked.
In the night, the president said that he intends to " ensure the safety of goods, citizens and institutions ", and " weak no ", while affirming its willingness to continue the dialogue " and " calm the situation ".
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