Africa

Is the UN tackling sex abuse by peacekeepers in CAR?

Despite a touted zero tolerance policy, allegations of sex abuse by peacekeepers continue to rise in the Central African Republic.

Africa

Congo peacekeepers accused of sex abuse to leave CAR

About 600 Congolese soldiers to be pulled out of Central African Republic after allegations of sexual misconduct.

Congo peacekeepers accused of sex abuse to leave CAR

Africa

'100 killed' in CAR town a day after truce deal

Bria mayor says death toll will certainly rise after a day of heavy clashes between rival factions.

'Around 100 killed' in CAR's Bria despite truce deal

Africa

'50 killed' in CAR town a day after ceasefire deal

Bria mayor says heavy clashes break out a day after the signing of a peace deal aimed at ending violence in the country.

'Dozens killed' in CAR's Bria despite ceasefire deal

Africa

CAR accord: 'Civilians desperate for violence to end'

HRW's Lewis Mudge says a lot more still needs to be done after truce deal signed by CAR government and rebel groups.

Q&A: Will CAR peace accord bring end to violence?

Africa

CAR government signs peace deal with rebel groups

Under the accord, armed groups will be given representation in the political arena in exchange for an end to attacks.

Ramadan 2017

IDPs in CAR: There is no food to break our Ramadan fast

As CAR is torn apart along religious lines, IDPs depend on villages, made up of both Christians and Muslims, for food.

IDPs in CAR: There is no food to break our Ramadan fast

Africa

Church shelters 1,500 Muslims fleeing CAR militia

More than 1,500 Muslims who found refuge in a church over a month ago are growing restless and desperate, priest says.

CAR: Church shelters Muslims fleeing Anti-balaka

Human Rights

Tensions between Muslims and Christians rise in CAR

At least 26,000 people live in squalid camps around a largely abandoned town after armed groups faced-off there in May.

Tensions between Muslims and Christians rise in CAR

Opinion

World's most neglected conflict rages on in the CAR

Violence in the Central African Republic has fallen from the world's radar, but that does not mean the conflict is over.

Lewis Mudge

by Lewis Mudge

Lewis Mudge

Human Rights

CAR tops list of 'world's most neglected' crises

Norwegian aid agency says displaced Africans receive least economic and political support, as well as media attention.

CAR tops list of 'world's most neglected' crises

Africa

UN warns of mass displacement in war-torn CAR

Almost 100,000 people displaced in Central African Republic in resurgent fighting since the beginning of May.

UN warns of mass displacement in war-torn CAR

Africa

CAR: Tension high among civilians as violence surges

Tens of thousands fled the town of Bria after heavy fighting broke out this week in Central African Republic's south.

CAR: Tension high among civilians as violence surges

Africa

115 bodies found in CAR town after militia attacks

Scores of bodies discovered in border town where 26 people were previously reported dead, aid group says.

Red Cross: 115 bodies found in CAR's Bangassou

Africa

'Grave alarm' as CAR violence kills 100

Militia fighting spreads in rural areas of Central African Republic, with UN official calling it 'highly worrying'.

UN: As many as 100 killed in CAR fighting