Central African Republic

UN aid wing cites ‘deep concern’ at surge in attacks on relief workers in Central African Republic

The United Nations relief wing today voiced deep concern at the resurgence of attacks against humanitarian workers in crisis-gripped Central African Republic (CAR).

Concern over resurgence in aid worker attacks in CAR

More than 300 attacks against humanitarians occurred in the Central African Republic this year, with five aid workers losing their lives in the line of duty.

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As funds shrink, UN agency may end assistance to 150,000 in Central African Republic

Due to a lack of funding, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is running a risk of soon needing to halt its aid to 150,000 people in crisis-torn Central African Republic (CAR) who have been displaced by violence.

Central African Republic: Arbitrary killings, sexual violence cited in new UN human rights report

Central African Republic: Arbitrary killings, sexual violence cited in new UN human rights report Violations and abuses of international human rights and humanitarian law in the Central African Republic (CAR), which include arbitrary killings, sexual violence and inhuman treatment, continue to plague the country, according to a United Nations report published today.

Victims of human rights violations in CAR seek justice

Victims of human rights violations and abuses in the Central African Republic (CAR) are calling for “justice to be done”, a senior UN official with the peacekeeping mission in the country (MINUSCA) has said.

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Lord’s Resistance Army continues to cause “unspeakable suffering”

The Lord’s Resistance Army rebel group, is continuing to cause “unspeakable suffering” for civilians in central African countries where it operates, according to the UN’s Special Representative for the region.

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Recent violence in Central African Republic spotlights subregion's volatility, Security Council told

Despite a peaceful and successful transition in the Central African Republic (CAR) earlier in 2016, the recent outbreak of violence there had demonstrated the extremely fragile situation in the country, the Secretary-General's Acting Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Regional Office for Central Africa (UNOCA), told the Security Council today.

Central African Republic: UN completes investigations into allegations of sexual abuse by peacekeepers

The United Nations announced today that it has completed an internal investigation into allegations of sexual abuse against Burundian and Gabonese peacekeepers deployed in Dekoa, Kemo prefecture, Central African Republic (CAR).

UN and Africa: focus on South Sudan, CAR and Timbuktu reconstruction

“Serious human rights violations” continuing in South Sudan

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Ban voices deep concerns over renewed violence in the Central African Republic

Expressing deep concerns over last week's renewed violence in the Central African Republic that has reportedly claimed dozens of lives and displaced more than 11,000 persons – many civilians – United Nations Secretary-General has called on the armed groups to immediately and to “genuinely” commit to peace.