Calls to Include CAR Refugees in Upcoming Polls

A draft electoral bill saying that refugees who wish to vote had to first return to the country has been overturned by the courts, but there are concerns that time is running out for authorites to create a representative voters' roll.

  • Central African Republic:   Govt Urged to Include Refugees in Vital Poll

    Al Jazeera, 11 August 2015

    With just over a month left before presidential elections are held in Central African Republic, experts and humanitarians are concerned that time is running out for authorites to… Read more »

Displaced people (file photo).

  • Central African Republic:   A Tough Homecoming in Central African Republic

    IRIN, 23 July 2015

    Thousands of people have been returning to their homes in the Central African Republic more than a year after fleeing a violent and complex political crisis, in many cases to… Read more »

  • Central African Republic:   UN Sounds Warning On CAR Humanitarian Crisis

    Al Jazeera, 2 August 2015

    The Central African Republic is geared to become one of the largest humanitarian crises of our time if immediate action is not taken to increase aid to the country, according to… Read more »

  • Central African Republic:   On the Move, Again

    IFRC, 5 August 2015

    Noella, 22, has been living at the M'poko displaced person's (IDP) camp in the Central African Republic since 2013. She is one of approximately one million people who have been… Read more »

  • Central African Republic:   UN Releases Funds for Humanitarian Aid Amid Ongoing Crisis

    UN News, 11 August 2015

    The United Nations has allocated over $13 million dollars for the immediate distribution of life-saving assistance targeting those affected by the ongoing violence in the Central… Read more »

  • Cameroon:   Refugee Relations Turn Sour in Cameroon

    IRIN, 11 August 2015

    Food and water shortages, along with land disputes, have caused formerly friendly relations between the local population in eastern Cameroon and refugees from the Central African… Read more »

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