Deadly Clashes Mar Central African Republic Referendum

Deadly violence broke out during a referendum for a new constitution.

  • Central African Republic:   Heavy Fighting Erupts During Referendum Vote

    Al Jazeera, 13 December 2015

    At least two people have been killed and 20 others wounded when heavy fighting broke out in a Muslim enclave of Central African Republic's capital Bangui as people voted in a… Read more »

  • Central African Republic:   Clashes Erupt Amid Referendum

    Deutsche Welle, 13 December 2015

    Clashes have prevented voters in the Muslim-majority PK5 district in the nation's capital, Bangui. The referendum is for a new constitution that seeks to end a deadly sectarian… Read more »

Interim president of Central African Republic, Catherine Samba-Panza (file photo).

  • Central African Republic:   Key Referendum Underway

    Deutsche Welle, 13 December 2015

    Citizens have begun voting for a new constitution that seeks to end a deadly sectarian conflict in the African country. The referendum has been hailed as a step forward for a… Read more »

  • Central African Republic:   Central African Republic Tense Ahead of Referendum

    Deutsche Welle, 11 December 2015

    The Central African Republic is about to vote in a referendum on a new constitution. The aim is to prepare the way for parliamentary and presidential elections later this month… Read more »

  • Central African Republic:   Gunfire Erupts in CAR After Poll Candidates Announced

    Al Jazeera, 8 December 2015

    Gunfire has erupted in the Central African Republic's capital Bangui, where protesters erected barricades after an announcement that ex-president Francois Bozize was barred from… Read more »

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