Slideshow: Pro-Azawad demonstrators take Mali's conflict to French parliament
Mali's stormy politics spilled onto the streets of Paris on Saturday when supporters and opponents of the Tuareg-led National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad state, gathered outside the National Assembly to win the newly elected French government's ear.
Supporters of the National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad (MNLA) gathered outside the French National Assembly in Paris on Saturday.
Both ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy and current President François Hollande have said they want the country whole.
Members and supporters of The Association of North Malians turned up to oppose the MNLA's attempt to divide Mali.