UN Fears CAR Genocide as President's Inauguration Nears

As foreign dignitaries head to Bangui for the inauguration of the new transitional leader, Catherine Samba-Panza, a UN expert has warned that the "unprecedented" violence puts the country at a "high risk" of genocide.
  • Central African Republic:  CAR 'Fed Up' With Male Politicians - New Leader

    Radio France Internationale, 23 January 2014

    Catherine Samba Panza, whose swearing in as new president of the Central African Republic takes place on Thursday, says she was elected because the country's people "didn't want ... read more »




  • Central African Republic:  UN - Urgent Action Needed On CAR

    Voice of America, 22 January 2014

    Senior United Nations officials are warning that the human rights and humanitarian situation in the Central African Republic continues to deteriorate, and that if not stopped, ... read more »

  • Central African Republic:  Special Session On Central African Republic

    Reporters sans Frontières, 21 January 2014

    At a special session of the United Nations Human Rights Council yesterday on the situation in Central African Republic, Reporters Without Borders spoke about its impact on media ... read more »

  • Central African Republic:  The Health of Thousands Is At Risk As Conflict Continues to Flare in Central African Republic

    International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, 21 January 2014

    The recent violence in the Central African Republic (CAR), which continues to flare up across the country, has left hundreds of people dead and injured, and forced hundreds of ... read more »

An injured woman and her daughter at the Bangui hospital.

  • Central African Republic:  Public Killings Highlight Power Shift in CAR

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 21 January 2014

    Two murders committed in full view of the media and witnessed by French peacekeepers in the Central African Republic (CAR) this weekend have raised questions about security and the ... read more »