MINUSMA strongly condemns the cowardly terrorist attack against the Malian military and security posts in Misséni, in the “cercle” of Kadiolo, in the south of Mali.
Press releases 2015
MINUSMA has received worrying reports of serious violations of human rights and international humanitarian law in the village of Tin-Hamma in the Gao region, including the execution yesterday of a number of civilians, which may include a person working for an international NGO.
MINUSMA deplores the increase in violence in several locations in the regions in northern Mali.
In response to this situation, MINUSMA has intensified its efforts and its contacts with all stakeholders to restore calm and advance the peace process.
Bamako, 14 May 2015 - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of MINUSMA, Mr. Mongi Hamdi, has said he feels encouraged by the initialling of the Peace and National Reconciliation Agreement by the Coordination des Mouvements de l’Azawad (CMA) in Algiers today.
Faced with the escalation of tensions during the past two weeks in the north of Mali in the Timbuktu region (Ber, Léré, Diré), the Gao region (Ménaka) and the Mopti region (Tenenkou), MINUSMA has intensified its efforts to ensure the protection of civilians.