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Friday, 09-04-15, 12:57UN Human Rights Chief Deplores New Allegation of Sexual Abuse in CAR[UN News] United Nations staff in the Central African Republic (CAR) learned on 30 August that a girl was allegedly sexually abused around a year ago by a member of the French military force there, known as Sangaris, according to the world body's human rights chief. read more...
Friday, 09-04-15, 11:33Central African Republic - Fears Raised As to Respect of Electoral Calendar[Cameroon Tribune] National Transition Council President says the calendar is not tenable and a group of political parties propose postponement of elections. read more...
Wednesday, 09-02-15, 17:54Rushed Elections in CAR 'a Dangerous Gamble'[African Arguments] The Central African Republic cannot afford to bet on its future for the sake of the international community's need to show progress. read more...
Wednesday, 09-02-15, 14:17Muslim Leaders From CAR Plan for Post-Conflict Reconciliation[KAICIID] Muslim religious leaders from the Central African Republic met in Vienna on August 27 to discuss how they can bring together Muslim communities from across the country in support of national dialogue and reconciliation. read more...
Monday, 08-31-15, 11:12Freed Child Soldiers to Join Their Families[Cameroon Tribune] The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) is working to reintegrate 163 child soldiers with their families where possible, or provide job and skill training along with psychological services, Mohamed Malick Fall, UNICEF's representative in the Central African Republic said, Associated Press reported. read more...
Sunday, 08-30-15, 0:00Militia Frees Scores of Child Soldiers From Ranks[Al Jazeera] The anti-Balaka militia has released 163 children from its ranks in the Central African Republic, a country where as many as 10,000 youth have been recruited to fight for armed groups since 2013. read more...
Saturday, 08-29-15, 10:30Unicef Announces Release of 163 More Children By Armed Group[UN News] The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) announced today that 163 children have been released by an armed group in the Central African Republic, where thousands of other boys and girls are still serving as combatants, cooks and messengers for the country's militant factions. read more...
Friday, 08-28-15, 15:02Clashes Force Thousands to Seek Refuge in CAR[UN News] Clashes between rival militias in the past few days have forced several thousand people to flee their homes in the Central African Republic (CAR) town of Bambari and seek shelter at a former cotton factory inside the compound of the United Nations peacekeeping mission, the UN refugee agency said today. read more...
Friday, 08-28-15, 13:45Clashes Force 5,000 to Flee After Beheading[Al Jazeera] Around 5,000 people have fled from their homes in Bambari following clashes between rival militias over the past few days, demonstrating how fragile the situation in the Central African Republic (CAR) remains ahead of next month's presidential election, the UN refugee agency has said. read more...
Friday, 08-28-15, 9:45Central Africa Republic Off the Radar, but Killings Continue[HRW] The violence in the Central African Republic has fallen off the radar of the mainstream media, but that doesn't mean the brutal killings have stopped. read more...

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