Central Africa Republic
About 10 people were killed in the Central African Republic town of Bambari in an incident that began when a mainly Christian militia group beheaded a Muslim youth leading to reprisals from Muslims, witnesses said.
Widely ignored by the media, anti-Balaka is forcing CAR Muslims to worship privately or convert at gunpoint.
Amnesty International says Muslims living in rural areas especially targeted as militias undertake “ethnic cleansing”.
At least 42 Muslim Peuhl herders, mostly women and girls, are being held captive by anti-balaka fighters in theCentral African Republic and are at risk of sexual violence, Human Rights Watch said today. There are reports that many others may also be held. United Nations peacekeepers and the government should urgently
Almost all of the 436 mosques in the Central African Republic have been destroyed by months of vicious fighting between Christians and Muslims, the US ambassador to the United Nations said.
Djamilou from Central African Republic has been working as a logistician in Niger. Djamilou came to Paris between assignments in Africa for MSF. He told us his story. He spoke of the violence and the plight of his family scattered among three different countries after fleeing from Central Africa. His