CAR

News in Brief 07 August 2017 (PM)

“Window of opportunity” for Libya to emerge from crisis: UN envoy

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UN and Africa: focus on CAR children, SEED awards and hunger across East Africa

Children increasingly bear brunt of CAR violence amid mass displacement

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Children "increasingly targeted" in CAR violence

Horrific and deadly acts of violence against babies and children have been reported in the Central African Republic (CAR), where fighting has forced tens of thousands of people from their homes in recent months.

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News in Brief 12 July 2017 (PM)

Attacks in Abyei by unknown armed groups condemned by UN

The recent attacks by unknown armed assailants in the disputed Abyei Area have been condemned by the UN Mission in Abyei, UNISFA.

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People of CAR “have no alternative” to UN and partners

The war-weary people of the Central African Republic (CAR) have “no alternative” but to rely on the UN and the international community to help forge a lasting peace.

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UN and Africa: focus on CAR, Nigeria and peacekeeping

Upsurge in violence forces 80,000 people in CAR to flee: UNHCR

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Upsurge in violence forces 88,000 people in CAR to flee: UNHCR

An upsurge in violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) has forced more than 88,000 people to flee their homes, a spokesperson for the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, has said.

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News in Brief 30 May 2017 (AM) – Geneva

CAR rights violations chart 13 years of “violence and impunity” as 88,000 flee violence

Details of horrific rights violations amounting to war crimes in Central African Republic are to be handed over to a special court there tasked with fighting impunity.

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“Cowardly” attack against UN peacekeepers in CAR condemned

The “cowardly” attack against UN peacekeepers in the Central African Republic (CAR) has been strongly condemned by the Secretary-General’s Special Representative in the country, Parfait Onyanga-Anyanga.

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Mother tells UN Coordinator in CAR: “we don’t want to cry anymore”

One mother in the Central African Republic (CAR) has told the newly-appointed UN Humanitarian Coordinator there of her one simple hope that “we don’t want to cry anymore.”

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