Human Rights

African Union peacekeepers accused of executions in CAR

Bodies of 12 people, including a pregnant woman, found more than a year after their disappearance in Boali town.

Humanitarian crises

Displaced and forgotten in Central African Republic

From village to village, people share stories of being forced to flee as armed groups attacked and burned their homes.


Interview: CAR's president speaks to Al Jazeera

Al Jazeera spoke with Faustin-Archange Touadera about the challenges facing the country's peace process.

Humanitarian crises

Healing Central African Republic's traumatised children

At classes for youngsters suffering from PTSD, girls draw pictures of men with guns, missing limbs and lost children.

Central African Republic

UN: Dealing with rape in Central African Republic

As UN debates for its new secretary general, sex assault by peacekeepers in CAR must be eradicated once and for all.

Humanitarian crises

Witchcraft among 269 rights violations in CAR, says UN

Report details 269 incidents in the Central African Republic, including witchcraft and torture, since November.


UN 'should not investigate itself over sexual abuse'

Lobby group says UN has failed to investigate alleged crimes committed by peacekeepers and is unable to be impartial.

Human Rights

UN peacekeepers go on trial for CAR sex abuse

Three Congolese peacekeepers appear before tribunal in first prosecutions for sex abuse crimes in the CAR.


Central African Republic president names new PM

President Faustin-Archange Touadera appoints former campaign director Simplice Sarandji to prime minister post.

Central African Republic

'Sickening' sex abuse alleged in CAR by UN peacekeepers

UN and French peacekeepers accused of grim abuses in restive African nation, including bestiality with children.

Central African Republic

Central African Republic swears in new president

Faustin Touadera is the country's first elected president of the Central African Republic in three years.

Crimes against humanity

Former Congolese vice president guilty of war crimes

ICC says Bemba guilty of commanding militia that went on a murder, rape and pillage spree in Central African Republic.

War & Conflict

UN passes first resolution against abuse by its troops

First-of-its-kind decree comes after UN pressed to tackle rising problem of sexual abuse by peacekeepers.

War & Conflict

Deadly 'reprisal attacks' hit Central African Republic

At least 10 people killed in rival militias clashes in eastern town of Bambari, as insecurity in CAR persists.

Humanitarian crises

UN registered 99 sex abuse claims against staff in 2015

UN report says a majority of the cases involved personnel in 10 peacekeeping missions, including in CAR.