Elders meet with the mayor and the governor of Gao in Gao city, Mali, on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, in an effort to avoid vengeance attacks following the arrival of French and Chadian troops in the area, ending 10 months of sharia law. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

Photo by: Jerome Delay

Elders meet with the mayor and the governor of Gao in Gao city, Mali, on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, in an effort to avoid vengeance attacks following the arrival of French and Chadian troops in the area, ending 10 months of sharia law. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)