Before the French came in and pushed the Islamic militants out of the towns in northern Mali, many of the country's historic artifacts and cultural history were threatened. But because of the forethought of some Malians, including calligrapher Boubacar Sadek, the country's manuscripts were saved. For now.
When war broke out in Libya last year, migrants from sub-Saharan Africa were caught in the middle. Reporter Marine Olivesi meets with some from the West African country of Mali.