The death of Sidiki Abbas of the 3R, one of the most violent warlords in the Central African Republic, was announced earlier this month.
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Central African Republic Votes In Election Runoff
After violence disrupted the first round legislative elections December, voters returned to polls Sunday in Central African Republic.
Full Horror Of Central African Republic Election Violence Revealed
Elections in Central African Republic in December 2020 were marred by violence. New report reveals shocking extent of the violence.
François Bozizé returns to the Central African Republic
Last week, former Central African Republic president Francois Bozizé returned to the country after more than six years in exile aiming to run in 2020 polls.
Worrying Attack on Journalists in Central African Republic
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.
16 Countries Are Most ‘Egregious’ Violators of Religious Freedom
An independent U.S. watchdog named 16 nations “countries of particular concern” for engaging in “systematic, egregious violations” of religious freedom.
Central African Republic Peace Deal With 14 Armed Groups
The Central African Republic reached a peace deal with 14 armed groups following talks conducted in Khartoum, the United Nations said Saturday.
Roving Cinema Plays Public Service Role in Central Africa
Some 200 villagers avidly take in an evening of films thanks to a travelling cinema team with the dual goal of entertaining and enlightening.
New CAR Court Seen as Milestone in Fight Against Impunity
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.
Central African Republic Peace Impossible Without Justice For Victims
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.