Tuareg fighters use Qaddafi’s arms in renewed attacks against Mali

Boston – The armed conflict between Tuareg fighters and the Malian government that began January 17 entered its third week in northern Mali, with distorted claims of control and allegiance blurring the story. The nomadic fighters were previously trained and armed under the Qaddafi regime, but since the strongman’s death in October, many Taureg have … Continue reading

Political Asylum

High fives and smiles make their way around a group of people leaving Courtroom 4 of Boston’s Immigration Court. Primo Fontana, one of three lawyers, smiles and says to his client: “Congratulations, five years is a very long time to wait.” He then turns to his associate, Paul Ham, and grins, telling their client: “This … Continue reading