Republic of Mali

Citizenship and Country Documents

US Government Reports

Foreign Government Reports

  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)

    • MLI42942.E - The procedures for obtaining passports in Mali for adults and minor children; documentation required; details about photos; length of time to process applications; whether a passport must be signed to be valid - Sep. 2004 (PDF)
    • MLI41993.FE - Whether foreign men who marry Malian women may obtain Malian citizenship by virtue of their marriage; if so, the applicable terms and conditions - Sep. 2003 (PDF)

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Children

US Government Reports

  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Children - 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)
  • Department of Labor - Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor - 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)

Foreign Government Reports

  • UK Border Agency Country of Origin Information (COI) Report Key Documents - Children - April 2008 (PDF)
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • MLI100547.FE - Violence committed against minors by family members (parents, grandparents, stepparents, uncles, aunts); protection available from government authorities and from non-governmental organizations; possibility of adoption by a family member - Sep. 2005 (PDF)
    • MLI41494.FE - Update to MLI41213.F of 18 March 2003 and to MLI40537.F of 30 January 2003 on the situation of children in Mali, particularly the forced labour of children; available state protection; government structures or organizations that help children who are victims of forced labour - May 2003 (PDF)
    • MLI41495.FE - Violence committed against minor children by their relatives (father, mother, uncle, aunt, grandfather and/or guardian) in Mali - May 2003 (PDF)

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • Coalition to Stop the use of Child Soldiers - Child Soldiers Global Report - 2008 (PDF)
  • Human Rights Watch
    • A Poisonous Mix - Child Labor, Mercury, and Artisanal Gold Mining in Mali - Dec. 2011 (PDF)

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Corruption

US Government Reports

  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Corruption and Lack of Transparency in Government - 2012 (PDF)

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Disabilities

US Government Reports

  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Persons with Disabilities - 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)

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Elections

US Government Reports

  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Elections - 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)

Foreign Government Reports

  • UK Border Agency Country of Origin Information (COI) Report Key Documents - Elections - April 2008 (PDF)

Non-Government Organization Reports


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Ethnic Groups / Race

US Government Reports

  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - National / Racial / Ethnic Minorities - 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)

Foreign Government Reports

  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)

    • MLI104822.E - Information on the treatment of members of the Tuareg ethnic group by authorities and society - April 2014 (PDF)

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • Minority Rights Group International


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Ethnic Groups / Race - Tuaregs and Maurs

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • World Directorate Minorities - Tuareg (PDF)

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Gender

US Government Reports

  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Women - 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)

Foreign Government Reports

  • UK Border Agency Country of Origin Information (COI) Report - Women - April 2008 (PDF)
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • MLI102425.FE - Prevalence of forced marriages and the consequences of refusing - March 2007 (PDF)

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Human Rights

US Government Reports

  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)
  • United States Congressional Research Service - Crisis in Mali - Jan. 2013 (PDF)

Foreign Government Reports

  • UK Border Agency Country of Origin Information (COI) Report Key Documents - Human Rights - April 2008 (PDF)

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • Amnesty International - 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF)
  • Amnesty International
    • First assessment of the human rights situation after three week conflict - Feb. 2013 (PDF)
  • Council of Europe
    • Parliamentary Assembly, Recent developments in Mali and Algeria and the threat to security and human rights in the Mediterranean region - Jan. 2013 (PDF)
  • Freedom House - 2015 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)
  • Human Rights Watch - 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF)

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Justice System

US Government Reports

  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Arbitrary Arrest or Detention - 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)

Foreign Government Reports

  • UK Border Agency Country of Origin Information (COI) Report Key Documents - Judicial System - April 2008 (PDF)

Non-Government Organization Report

  • Amnesty International

    • Civilians Bear the Brunt of the Conflict - Sep. 2012 (PDF)
    • "We haven't seen our cellmates since" - July 2012 (PDF)

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Law

Foreign Government Reports

  • UK Border Agency Country of Origin Information (COI) Report Key Documents - Constitution - April 2008 (PDF)

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Maps

  • University of Texas at Austin - Map Collection (PDF)
  • Africa World Report - Map - 2011 (PDF)

Foreign Government Reports

  • UK Border Agency Country of Origin Information (COI) Report Key Documents - Map - April 2008 (PDF)

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Medical Availability

US Government Reports

  • RIC Report - Mali - HIV-Infected Persons/AIDS/People With AIDS /Discrimination Based On Health/Mali - Nov. 1999 (PDF)

International Government Organization Reports

  • World Health Organization Page

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Political Figures and Parties

US Government Reports

Foreign Government Reports

  • UK Border Agency Country of Origin Information (COI) Report Key Documents - Recent History and Political Developments - April 2008 (PDF)
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • MLI42694.FE - The Association of Malian Students (Association des élèves et étudiants du Mali, AEEM), including its leaders and activities - June 2004 (PDF)
    • MLI41352.E - Rassemblement des partis politiques (RPP), including its objectives, structure and membership, and the treatment by the Malian government towards the party founder and members - March 2003 (PDF)

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • Human Rights Watch Reports

    • "Collapse, Conflict and Atrocity in Mali" - Human Rights Watch Reporting on the 2012-13 Armed Conflict and its Aftermath - May 2014 (PDF)

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Refugees / IDPs

US Government Reports

  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Protection of Refugees - 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre

    • MALI - Northern takeover internally displaces at least 118,000 people - Oct 2012

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Religion

US Government Reports

  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Freedom of Religion - 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)
  • State Department International Religious Freedom Report - 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), July - Dec. 2010 (PDF)

Foreign Government Reports

  • UK Border Agency Country of Origin Information (COI) Report Key Documents - Freedom of Religion - April 2008 (PDF)
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • MLI42302.FE - A religion or cult called "Komo - Jan. 2004 (PDF)
    • MLI41772.FE - Whether islamic fundamentalist groups, such as Al-Qaida, are using forced or voluntary recruitment with the aim of training the recruits for a jihad - July 2003 (PDF)

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Sexual Orientation

US Government Reports

  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Sexual Orientation - 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)

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Specific Country Issues - Armed Conflict

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • Human Rights Watch

    • "Collapse, Conflict and Atrocity in Mali" - Human Rights Watch Reporting on the 2012-13 Armed Conflict and its Aftermath - May 2014 (PDF)

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Specific Country Issues - Female Genital Mutilation

U.S. Government Reports

  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Female Genital Mutilation - 2012 (PDF)
  • Countries where FGM has been documented - 2007 (PDF)
  • Report on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) or Female Genital Cutting (FGC) - 2003 (PDF)

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Speech / Press / Internet

US Government Reports

  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Freedom of Speech and Press - 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)

Foreign Government Reports

  • UK Border Agency Country of Origin Information (COI) Report - Media - April 2008 (PDF)

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • Freedom House - 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF)
  • Freedom House

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Timeline

Trafficking

U.S. Government Reports

  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Trafficking in Persons - 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)
  • Trafficking in Persons Report - Mali - 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)

Foreign Government Reports

  • UK Border Agency Country of Origin Information (COI) Report - Trafficking - April 2008 (PDF)

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Terrorism

US Government Reports

  • State Department Country Reports on Terrorism - 2013 (PDF)

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Updated May 19, 2015