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Tuesday, 07-29-14, 11:52Will (re)constructing Security Sector Help Protect Population?[African Arguments]Amnesty International recently published a report calling for the investigation, prosecution and punishment of the perpetrators in the on-going violent conflict in CAR. The report identifies former officers of the Forces Armées Centrafricaine (FACA) currently in command of anti-balaka militias. The militias have committed serious crimes under international l read more...
Tuesday, 07-29-14, 11:52Will (re)constructing Security Sector Help?[African Arguments]Amnesty International recently published a report calling for the investigation, prosecution and punishment of the perpetrators in the on-going violent conflict in CAR. The report identifies former officers of the Forces Armées Centrafricaine (FACA) currently in command of anti-balaka militias. The militias have committed serious crimes under international l read more...
Saturday, 07-26-14, 14:59Statement by Ambassador Samantha Power, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, on the Cease-fire Agreement for the Central African Republic[State Department]I welcome the announcement of a cease-fire agreement for the Central African Republic between ex-Seleka, anti-Balaka, and other armed groups that was signed July 23 in Brazzaville in the presence of the Transitional Government of the Central African Republic, political parties, civil society groups, and religious leaders. read more...
Friday, 07-25-14, 21:27CAR Cease-Fire Implementation Faces Myriad Challenges[VOA]Nairobi -A cease-fire deal agreed upon by warring militias in the Central African Republic is a welcome development for the war-torn country, though Implementing the accord will not be an easy task. read more...
Friday, 07-25-14, 15:09U.N. Envoy On Cease-Fire Agreement for Central African Republic[State Department]U.S. Mission to the United Nations read more...
Friday, 07-25-14, 13:48The Car Ceasefire - a (Very) Small Step Towards Stability[Daily Maverick]News that warring parties in the Central African Republic have agreed on a ceasefire is encouraging - but not too encouraging. A few crucial oversights in the peace deal, coupled with the structural realities of the conflict, mean that it's going to be very difficult to enforce. Still, it's a start. read more...
Friday, 07-25-14, 10:04Senior UN Officials Welcome Signing of Ceasefire[UN News]Senior United Nations officials have welcomed the signing of an agreement on the cessation of hostilities by the parties in the Central African Republic (CAR) and highlighted the need to follow this up with national reconciliation and reconstruction efforts. read more...
Thursday, 07-24-14, 8:47Rebel Ceasefires 'Not Respected for Long'[Deutsche Welle]Rebels in the Central African Republic were due to sign a cease-fire agreement on Wednesday (23.07.2014). David Smith says even if the Seleka rebels drop their call for partition, the country is de facto split in half. read more...
Thursday, 07-24-14, 8:47Smith - 'Agreements Have Not Been Respected for Long in CAR'[Deutsche Welle]Rebels in the Central African Republic were due to sign a cease-fire agreement on Wednesday (23.07.2014). David Smith says even if the Seleka rebels drop their call for partition, the country is de facto split in half. read more...
Thursday, 07-24-14, 8:47'Ceasefires Signed by Seleka Not Respected for Long'[Deutsche Welle]Rebels in the Central African Republic were due to sign a cease-fire agreement on Wednesday (23.07.2014). David Smith says even if the Seleka rebels drop their call for partition, the country is de facto split in half. read more...

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