Calls for Renewal of UN Mandate in Central African Republic
Human Rights Watch has called on the UN to renew the mandate of its peacekeeping mission before it ends in November, as violence threatening civilians has surged in recent months.
UN forces in Bangui (file photo).
Central African Republic: 'I Didn't Know What to Do but Scream' - Woman Tells of Sexual Violence
HRW, 26 October 2017
When an armed group attacked "Irène's" home in the Central African Republic, fighters shot her husband in both legs as he tried to flee, and tied their five-year-old… Read more »
Central African Republic: Message to UN - 'The Only Thing We Want Is Peace'
UN News, 23 October 2017
It was once known as the 'Bridge of Death,' the frontline between warring factions in the capital of the Central African Republic (CAR). Legendary tales were shared of the bridge… Read more »
Fighting in some parts of the country has become so intense that UN and private aid agencies have had to suspend their activities, U.N. humanitarian coordinator Najat Rochdi says. Read more »