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3 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Amid CAR's Bloodshed, Thousands Dead And Little Help For The Living

Sectarian violence erupted between Muslims and Christians in the Central African Republic just over a year ago.

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6 hrs ago | The Star Online

Central African Republic rebels demand partition in Brazzaville talks

Seleka rebels have demanded that Central African Republic be partitioned into a Muslim north and a Christian south, a surprise move at talks aimed at halting religious violence, sources at the meeting said on Tuesday.

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9 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Live from Bangui: Why Inclusive Dialogue Matters in CAR

By Louisa Waugh Last June, when I first arrived in the Central African Republic , one of the resident ex-pats suggested I visit 'Cinq Kilo' - Bangui's largest market.

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13 hrs ago | AlertNet

UNHCR renews call on donors to support Central African Republic ...

As the outflow of mostly Muslim refugees continues from the Central African Republic, many severely weakened, UNHCR and 16 other agencies providing life-saving relief are today calling on donors to increase their funding support for programmes in neighbouring host countries.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Al Jazeera

CAR Muslims feel 'abandoned' by government

Muslims who have been displaced by conflict in the Central African Republic have accused the transitional government of abandoning them during the month of Ramadan.

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IRIN

Briefing: Targeting CAR's predators

The UN sanctions committee unveiled a report on 11 July detailing the alleged involvement of named individuals and armed groups in major human rights violations in the Central African Republic .

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News24

.com | CAR peace talks open in Congo

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's closest ally has reportedly praised the country's war veterans leader Joseph Chinotimba who led the 2000 controversial farm invasions.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

AlertNet

CAR refugees dying in Cameroon hospitals

REFUGEES fleeing violence in the Central African Republic are continuing to die in significant numbers after reaching the relative safety of Cameroon, reports children's charity Plan International.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Africa: Women in Conflict Zones At Risk of Violence, Discrimination

U.N. Human Rights experts are expressing concern about the widespread violence and discrimination to which women in conflict-ridden Central African Republic and Syria are subjected.

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Daily Journal

Kony's rebels change tactics to evade hunt

Knives, ropes, tarpaulins, AK-47s, and gun lubricant. These are some of the items handed over to the Ugandan army by three fighters who defected last month from Joseph Kony's rebels, the Lord's Resistance Army, in Central African Republic.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

United Nations

UN, European officials concerned at deliberate attacks on civilians in Central African Republic

"These attacks are intolerable violations of international law and the perpetrators must be held accountable," UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Valerie Amos and European Union Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response Kristalina Georgieva urged in a joint statement.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

United Nations

UN officials urge greater investment to boost Africa's development prospects

In the Central African Republic, where the on-going fighting has destroyed infrastructure, UNDP will fix water reservoirs, bridges and clinics through a new emergency work scheme.

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ThinkProgress

The Death Toll In The Central African Republic Is Worse Than Previously Thought

Last winter, thousands of Muslim families living in the Central African Republic abandoned their homes and fled across the border into neighboring Chad and Cameroon in just one month.

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EurActiv.com

EU launches first-ever development fund for CAR

The European Commission has announced a fund to link relief, rehabilitation and development in the Central African Republic, an initiative which will be financed by France, Germany, the Netherlands and private donors.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

United Nations

Central African Republic: Security Council briefed on roll-out of UN peacekeeping mission

Babacar Gaye, Special Representative and head of MINUSCA, arrives for a meeting with ex-Seleka leaders in Bangui.

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AlertNet

Refugee survey suggests higher death toll in C.African Republic

Fighting in Central African Republic may have claimed more lives than previously thought because many Muslim victims were never taken to state hospitals and families buried their dead at home because of security fears, according to aid workers.

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AlertNet

Central Africa Republic death toll higher than thought-survey

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Washington Times

HUSAIN: Counting violent Muslim deaths by country in 2014

More than 37,000 Muslims have been killed in protracted violence in 2014 alone, despite the fact that five months remain in the calendar year.

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Walta Information Centre

EU makes new funding of 750 mln available to support peace, security...

Addis Ababa, 15 July 2014 - The European Union has adopted an action program that will provide up to 750 million during the period 2014-2016 to support peace and security in Africa.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Humans Rights Watch

Central African Republic: Sectarian Violence Escalating

Sectarian violence is moving eastward, engulfing new communities.The limited numbers of French and African Union peacekeepers deployed in Bambari are unable to adequately protect civilians and end the killings - although without their presence, the bloodshed would likely have been worse.

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