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In Mali, 14 people were killed during protests

At least 14 people were killed and more than 150 were injured in the clashes at the protests against the current government, which took place in the capital, Bamako, at the end of last week, according to a statement of the official representative of management of the UN high Commissioner for human rights Liz Throssel.

It is also noted that at least 200 people were arrested.

Tressel also called for a "prompt, thorough, transparent and independent investigation of alleged human rights violations and acts of violence committed during the demonstrations".

Thursday 9 July-opponents of President of Mali Ibrahim Boubacar Keita a, calls for his resignation, captured state television in the capital, Bamako, the channel broke broadcasting. The protesters who show up at the rally urged opposition coalition "Movement of the fifth of June," also tried to take two large bridges. During the rallies saw clashes with police, who used tear gas against protesters. Subsequently, several oppositionists reportedly detained by militiamen.

Mali is experiencing a period of tension after the legislative elections in March last year.