In Mali, masked gunmen kidnap, beat journalist

9 Jul

Unidentified armed men wearing
masks abducted Abdrahmane Keïta, editor of the private bi-weekly L’Aurore, in a public square in Bamako, the capital,
at about 8:30 p.m. on July 2, according to local journalists and news reports. The gunmen
dragged Keïta onto their vehicle while repeatedly kicking and beating him with
truncheons, the reports said.

from Committee to Protect Journalists

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