Released Malian protest leader denounces arrest as 'assassination attempt'

One of detained Mali protest leaders freed, after three days of unrest has denounced his arrest calling it an assassination attempt.
He said he was kidnapped and slept two days in an unsanitary washroom with no food, no contact, total isolation.

Malian authorities on Monday freed political opponents whom security forces had detained following recent violent protests against the president, in an apparent bid to calm seething tensions in the country.

"I wasn't arrested, I was kidnapped. You see,…

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