In Mali, coalition petitions supreme court to overturn junta's suspension of political activities

By Melissa Enoch, 29 April
Flag of Mali (photo credit: David Peterson via pixabay)
Flag of Mali (photo credit: David Peterson via pixabay)
A coalition of Malian political parties and civil society organisations called for the Malian Supreme Court to invalidate the ruling junta’s suspension of political activities, according to an appeal made on Monday. Following a coup in 2020, Mali has been governed by the military, with mounting tensions arising from the authorities’ inability to conduct promised elections and their subsequent issuance of a decree restricting political participation in the name of public order. The groups opposing the April 10 order jointly petitioned Mali’s highest court, seeking the nullification of the decree they deemed tyrannical and oppressive, as stated in their collective statement. The timeline for the court’s review of the appeal remains uncertain.
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