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In Timbuktu, ICC reparations bring mixed feelings
In the Timbuktu region of northern Mali, the International Criminal Court (ICC) Trust Fund for Victims has since 2021 been compensating victims of the destruction of the city's holy shrines during the occupation by Jihadists in 2012. While people appreciate the principle of reparations, many feel frustrated by the amount allocated and the methodology.
By Boubacar Sidiki Haidara, our correspondent in Bamako
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