The invalidation of about thirty results of the March-April legislative elections by the Constitutional Court triggered series of violent demonstrations to express dissatisfaction by citizens and as a result, an awakening of crisis in the political scene of Mali. With Mali being a member of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the Regional organization intervened in the situation in a bid to calm the storm. The intervention yielded recommendations geared towards ending the socio-political crisis, such as the appointment of new judges to the Constitutional Court, which resulted in the "de facto dissolution" of the Court by President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta