Hundreds protest against Mali peace proposal as factions mull response

March 11, 2015 7:00 PM

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KIDAL/BAMAKO (Reuters) - Hundreds of protesters rallied for a second day in the northern Malian town of Kidal against a preliminary, U.N.-brokered peace proposal on Wednesday, as Tuareg separatist leaders gathered to discuss the agreement with their supporters, residents said.

People in the crowd said the proposal, so far only signed by Mali's government, answered none of their demands, most importantly autonomy for the northern region they call Azawad.

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