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Another massacre you haven’t heard of

At least 160 men women and children have been massacred in central Mali, all burned in their homes. There is a continuing conflict there between members of the Dogon and Fulani communities.

Religion is, of course, at the heart of this bloody, almost forgotten, and irresolvable conflict. Dogon hunters attacked the village inhabited by Fulani herders. The Dogon suspect the Fulani of shielding Islamist militants, and the Fulani say they are innocent of the accusation.

So it goes…