Flag of Azawad

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Azawad
MNLA flag.svg
Use National flag
Proportion Undetermined (above shows 3:5)
Adopted 6 April 2012
Design Horizontal green, red, and black stripes with a yellow triangle at hoist.

The flag of the State of Azawad, an unrecognized state that declared independence from Mali on 6 April 2012, is a horizontal green-red-black tricolour with a yellow triangle at the hoist. It is the same as the flag of the National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad.

History[edit]

During previous Tuareg rebellions two different flags were proposed for Azawad. One was a blue and white horizontal bicolour with a red triangle at the hoist, and the other was a plain white flag with a blue crescent and star.[1]

Previously proposed flag of Azawad by the Tuareg Liberation Front
Previously proposed flag of Azawad by the Tuareg Liberation Front
Previously proposed flag of Azawad (according to James Minahan: Nations Without States)[2]
Previously proposed flag of Azawad (according to James Minahan: Nations Without States)[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Berbers: Armed movements at Flags of the World
  2. ^ Minahan, James (1996), Nations Without States: A Historical Dictionary of Contemporary National Movements, Greenwood Press, p. 51 

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