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  • n  a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force

  • Just three years later, a nationalist putsch ended the infant's reign.
  • The man who would be Prime Minister vowed to see the putsch through, come what may: "I'm not scared of a thing.
  • The Parliament's speaker Aboubacar Sompare who by law should have stepped in as leader-urged soldiers not directly involved in the putsch to disown Camara.
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  • Coup leader Sanogo asks for forgiveness from Malian people
    BAMAKO, Mali — The officer who led a coup last year that plunged Mali into chaos asked for forgiveness from the Malian people during a ceremony meant to heal the rift between soldiers who supported the putsch and the presidential guard who fought to defend the former president.
    June 27, 2013 - Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune
  • Coup leader asks forgiveness from Malian people
    BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — The officer who led a coup last year that plunged Mali into chaos asked for forgiveness from the Malian people during a ceremony meant to heal the rift between soldiers who supported the putsch and the presidential guard who fought to defend the former president.
    June 26, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News

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