[QODLink]
Africa

Muslims in CAR wary of French presence

Muslims in the capital Bangui are becoming increasingly critical of French forces that they see as biased.

Last updated: 26 Jan 2014 14:51
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback

French peacekeepers are struggling to control sectarian violence in the capital of the Central African Republic.
 
Many Christians have been driven from their homes by Muslim fighters, but more recently the minority Muslim community has come under attack. Thousands have fled, and they have been entirely forced out of some neighbourhoods.

Al Jazeera's Barnaby Phillips reports from Bangui, Central African Republic. 

59

Source:
Al Jazeera
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback
Featured on Al Jazeera
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
Featured
Booming global trade in 50-million-year-old amber stones is lucrative, controversial, and extremely dangerous.
Legendary Native-American High Bird was trained in ancient warrior traditions, which he employed in World War II.
Hounded opposition figure says he's hoping for the best at sodomy appeal but prepared to return to prison.
Fears of rising Islamophobia and racial profiling after two soldiers killed in separate incidents.
Group's culture of summary justice is back in Northern Ireland's spotlight after new sexual assault accusations.