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Orphans of the Sahara: Return

With the fall of Gaddafi, thousands of Tuaregs return to Mali and Niger and launch their fight for an independent state.

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Orphans of the Sahara: Rebellion

Part two of this series explores northern Mali in 2012 as it falls to Tuareg separatists and their al-Qaeda rivals.

Orphans of the Sahara: Exile

Part three explores the astonishing wealth that lies beneath the Tuareg's ancestral land.

Toumast: Music and identity

The band headed by a former Tuareg liberation fighter uses music as testimony about the struggle for self-rule.

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