Monocolumn: The Touareg Forced To Fight For Gaddafi

Monocolumn: The Touareg Forced To Fight For Gaddafi

A nomadic tribe is forced to lend a hand to fight Libyan rebels in order to survive.

  • 23 march 2011

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“Things are really hard at the moment,” says my Touareg friend Ahmed over the phone from Kidal. He sounds dejected. “There’s no work. We’re watching the news and nobody is happy about it. If Gaddafi goes, then the Touareg will be in great danger.”

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