More than 70 percent of the country remains in the control of armed groups and a fragile peace accord is being tested by recent killings in the northwest.
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An independent U.S. watchdog named 16 nations “countries of particular concern” for engaging in “systematic, egregious violations” of religious freedom.
The Central African Republic reached a peace deal with 14 armed groups following talks conducted in Khartoum, the United Nations said Saturday.
Some 200 villagers avidly take in an evening of films thanks to a travelling cinema team with the dual goal of entertaining and enlightening.
The U.N. Human Rights Office welcomes the establishment of the Special Criminal Court in the Central African Republic, calling it a milestone in the fight against impunity.
UN human rights expert warns true peace in CAR won’t be possible without justice for the hundreds of thousands of victims of human right abuse and violence.
Punk group Pussy Riot has linked suspected poisoning of member Verzilov with his attempt to investigate the deaths some Russian journalists in Africa.
Juba refuse issuing the former president of the Central African Republic (CAR) a South Sudanese passport following a U.N. charge against Francois Bozize,
A group of Central African Republic refugees is using music to call on the world to save their country
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