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World "The sacrifices of the Sahel", on LCP: In Mali, the anger deaf from the soldiers and widows

22:30  30 november  2021
22:30  30 november  2021 Source:   lemonde.fr

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against the Camera of Peggy Bruguière and Marlène Rabaud, military, inhabitants and alert launchers embody the pain's evils , between corruption and bankruptcy of the state.

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Everything started so well. The chief sergeant Ibrahima, coated with his uniform parade, wife a Fatirata with brilliant eyes, in his white lace dress. Bride and groom, happy, do not know anything about the future that awaits them. Sir went into the ranks for just three years and Madame discovers with innocence the life of soldier's wife. "Happy marriage, that the bad demons move away from young spouses," preaches the mayor, as in a prophecy.

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for 52 minutes, a madbo, angry military, or moussa, beaten alert launcher on the street, tell the bankruptcy of a state sometimes absent, sometimes predator

in Bamako, the Malian capital, everyone knows the fate of the risk of Reserve the counter-terrorist war in the military and their families. The documentary The sacrifices of the Sahel, realized by the journalists Peggy Bruguière and Marlène Rabaud gives them the floor. The rare words of soldiers and widows, combined with those of other sacrifices - inhabitants attacked by the armed groups, alert launchers having denounced the shortcomings of the State -, weave a canvas which, in its heart, allows to grasp the roots of this war that continues to expand. And this, despite international military interventions: five, since the beginning of the conflict in 2012.

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for 52 minutes, a madbo, angry military, or moussa, alert launcher beaten in the street by coded men following the filming of the documentary , tell the bankrupt of a state sometimes absent, sometimes predator, who pushes the villagers in the arms of armed groups, as well as the Gabegie of a staff that draws in the resources granted to the soldiers to fight. "Diversion is the cause of this macabre disaster," regrets Modibo, whose face is blurred.

Terrible Daily

After hearing it tell the terrible daily of the front - seven weapons for twenty men, the lack of ammunition and predatory practices of its hierarchy - we wonder what has become Modibo. This filming, poorly welcomed by the Malian staff, did he earned his reprisals, like Moussa? The interrogations remain unresolved, like those on the number of soldiers fallen over the last nine years, such as the husband of Habibatou, widow to whom the state simply gave two bags of cereals to fill his loss.

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if it suffers from a few shortcomings of context, the sacrifices of the Sahel benefits from the lighting of a good cast of field researchers detailing with pedagogy the fundamentals of the conflicts that undermine Mali. Neither the military hierarchy nor the junta in power, since the double coup of 18 August 2020 and May 24 2021, will bring their version of the events, despite the solicitations of the realizers.

Because, if the junta has multiplied the promises of fighting corruption in recent months, "a deaf groove has spread into the barracks and putschists want it invisible," says the voice off. A law of silence which, in Mali, makes the testimonies of those who dare to braver, as in this documentary.

"Will Mali be the next Afghanistan?

The sacrifices of the Sahel, documentary of Peggy Bruguière and Marlène Rabaud (Fr., 2021, 52 min). Broadcast as part of the "debate" show and available on LCP-AN.

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