The Alliance for the Salvation of the Sahel (ASS) is an armed group to protect Fulani (Peul) civilians from Mali Burkina Faso "against abuses". The strength of the group and areas of operations remain speculative. The formation of the group coincided with the announcement of a similar group to protect Dogon communities, named Dana Amassagou (The Hunters Who Confide in God). As of yet, the Dana Amassagou aka "Dan na Rajib" have not shown an on-line presence.Theater of OperationsASS activities are primarily within the Mopti region of Mali:FLAGAccording to ASS, "black symbolizes human suffering in these areas, red, massacres and killings that have become commonplace in the center of Mali and White, of course, goes with our customs, our traditions and the cardinal values of the center".STRENGTH Actual numbers remain unverified, with the ASS stating that "for the moment, we are hundreds, but it will increase in the days to come, they operate from Nampala…
Alliance for the Salvation of the Sahel (ASS) - Mali
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