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Timbuktu: Tunisians Receive Three Prizes in Cesar Awards
Three Tunisians are among those who received top honors for the internationally acclaimed film “Timbuktu” at the 40th César awards ceremony on February 20. “Timbuktu” picked up seven awards, including Best Picture. The Tunisians behind the screen who were awarded are: Nadia ben Rachid for film editing, Amine Bouhafa for music composition, ...

Fearing Persecution, Christians Flee Northern Mali
On Thursday, March 29, 2012, Pastor Nouh Yattara and his wife left their home in Timbuktu for Mali’s capital, Bamako, not knowing when they would be able to return. I knew they would come any time, he said over the phone. I had many signs. They are the Islamist Tuareg rebels who have been vying...