Fresh Violence Threatens Elections in Central African Republic

Doctors without Borders say the violence has overwhelmed medical facilities and crippled humanitarian work. Renewed conflict has raised doubts next month's elections taking place. Meanwhile, a UN expert has warned the country could descend into civil war if the militias and gangs are not disarmed..

  • Central African Republic:   Elections in Doubt Amid Latest Violence

    Deutsche Welle, 30 September 2015

    Fresh violence in Central African Republic has raised doubts next month's elections taking place. Meanwhile, a UN expert has warned the country could descend into civil war if the… Read more »

  • Central African Republic:   'Severe Violence' Paralyses Capital Bangui

    Al Jazeera, 29 September 2015

    The last 72 hours has seen some of the worst levels of violence in Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic (CAR), in over a year, according to Doctors without Borders… Read more »

Peacekeepers in CAR (file photo).

  • Central African Republic:   The Roots of Violence in CAR

    ICG, 21 September 2015

    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY AND RECOMMENDATIONS Read more »

  • Central African Republic:   Central African Republic Gripped With Fear

    JusticeInfo.net, 18 September 2015

    A country "gripped with fear" is how the United Nations high commissioner for human rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, described the Central African Republic during a September 4… Read more »

  • Central African Republic:   CAR Gripped With Fear

    HRW, 17 September 2015

    A country "gripped with fear" is how the United Nations high commissioner for human rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, described the Central African Republic during a September 4… Read more »

  • Central African Republic:   Armed Groups Roam CAR Capital Following Fatal Clashes

    Al Jazeera, 27 September 2015

    At least four people have been fatally shot in the capital of the Central African Republic, according to hospital sources, as sectarian violence erupted on the city's streets for a… Read more »

  • Central African Republic:   Deadly Violence Erupts

    Al Jazeera, 26 September 2015

    At least five people were killed and dozens of others were wounded in the capital of Central African Republic on Saturday as Muslims attacked a mainly Christian neighbourhood,… Read more »

  • Central African Republic:   Bangui Tense As Communal Strife Kills Scores

    Al Jazeera, 28 September 2015

    Renewed violence between Muslim and Christian communities in the Central African Republic has killed at least 36 people and wounded at least 80 more, according to hospital workers. Read more »

  • Central African Republic:   'Hundreds' of Prisoners Escape Amid Fighting

    Deutsche Welle, 28 September 2015

    Hundreds of prisoners have escaped in a mass jailbreak in the capital of the Central African Republic, according to witnesses. The escape comes amid an increase in violence in… Read more »

  • Central African Republic:   UNHCR Seeking Urgent Access to Thousands Fleeing Bangui, CAR Violence

    UNHCR, 29 September 2015

    This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Leo Dobbs - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at the press briefing, on 29 September 2015, at the Palais des Nations… Read more »

  • Central African Republic:   New Wave of Killings Shatters the Peace

    AI London, 29 September 2015

    The new wave of violence which has left dozens of civilians dead and at least 100 injured highlights the fragility of the reconciliation process and the urgent need for enhanced… Read more »

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