16 Jul 2020
THE HAGUE: The trial of a Malian jihadist accused of demolishing Timbuktu's fabled shrines and unleashing a reign of terror begins at the International Criminal Court on Tuesday. Al Hassan Ag Abdoul Aziz Ag Mohamed Ag Mahmoud, 42, has been charged with war crimes, crimes against humanity, rape and sexual slavery.
6 Nov 2018
For five years, the organization Savama DCI has been working to digitalize and preserve ancient Islamic texts which fell into the hands of extremists in Timbuktu. After much painstaking effort, they're now 90 percent through with their mission.