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UN calls for special court to prosecute Mali war crimes

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UN investigators into violence in Mali have told the Security Council of evidence that security forces committed war crimes, while jihadists and other armed groups perpetrated crimes against humanity. The allegations are made in a massive 338-page report compiled by the International Commission of Inquiry, a three-member panel probing events in Mali for six years after it spiralled into conflict in 2012. The inquiry, whose conclusions have not yet been made public, recommends setting up a court that specialises in prosecuting international crimes.

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