Sexual Violence Weapons of War in CAR - Report
Human Rights Watch have documented 305 cases of rape and sexual slavery carried out against 296 women and girls by members of armed groups between early 2013 and mid-2017, a new report shows.
A survivor sits at a legal aid clinic run by the American Bar Association in CAR’s capital, Bangui.
Central African Republic: The Country Must Combat Impunity to Achieve Peace, President Says
VOA, 28 September 2017
In a speech to the U.N. Human Rights Council, the president of Central African Republic told the 47-member body the road to peace for his embattled country lies in combating… Read more »
Central African Republic: Rape, Sexual Slavery Are Weapons in Central African Republic War - Report
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 5 October 2017
"Under international law, these offences ... may be considered crimes against humanity and war crimes" Read more »
Prime Minister Simplice Sarandji has has voiced hope for reconciliation a country where conflict is still raging despite the presence of peacekeepers. Read more »