‘Dramatic’ Rise in Violence Happening Out of Media Eyes, Warns UNICEF

[UN News] The Central African Republic (CAR) has spiralled into violence and remains one of the worst countries in the world to be a child and “right now there are few eyes looking at them and few hands trying to help,” the United Nations children’s ag…

[UN News] The Central African Republic (CAR) has spiralled into violence and remains one of the worst countries in the world to be a child and "right now there are few eyes looking at them and few hands trying to help," the United Nations children's agency said today.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Six Red Cross Workers Killed in Renewed Clashes

[RFI] At least 30 civilians have been killed in renewed clashes in the Central African Republic. The death toll includes six Red Cross volunteers who were attending a crisis meeting at a health facility in the south-eastern town of Gambo.

[RFI] At least 30 civilians have been killed in renewed clashes in the Central African Republic. The death toll includes six Red Cross volunteers who were attending a crisis meeting at a health facility in the south-eastern town of Gambo.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

30 Civilians, Including Red Cross Workers, Killed

[Al Jazeera] Clashes between an armed group and a self-defence group in southeastern Central African Republic have left at least 30 civilians dead including six Red Cross volunteers who were attending a crisis meeting at a health facility, officials sa…

[Al Jazeera] Clashes between an armed group and a self-defence group in southeastern Central African Republic have left at least 30 civilians dead including six Red Cross volunteers who were attending a crisis meeting at a health facility, officials said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Six Red Cross Workers Are Reported Killed

[Deutsche Welle] The Red Cross said that six volunteers were killed in an attack on a health clinic. A recent uptick in attacks in the country’s southeast sparked renewed fears of conflict akin to 2013’s civil war.

[Deutsche Welle] The Red Cross said that six volunteers were killed in an attack on a health clinic. A recent uptick in attacks in the country's southeast sparked renewed fears of conflict akin to 2013's civil war.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

UN Warns of Genocide in Central African Republic

[Deutsche Welle] The UN’s aid chief has alerted member states of the “early warning signs of genocide” amid increasing violence. The African nation has seen the worst sectarian violence since the overthrow of the government in 2013.

[Deutsche Welle] The UN's aid chief has alerted member states of the "early warning signs of genocide" amid increasing violence. The African nation has seen the worst sectarian violence since the overthrow of the government in 2013.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Muslims Seek Refuge in Cathedral to Escape Violence

[CISA] Bangui -Two thousand Muslims have taken refuge in the Cathedral of Bangassou and are being guarded by UN peacekeepers, Bishop Juan José Aguirre Muñoz of Bangassou said July 27.

[CISA] Bangui -Two thousand Muslims have taken refuge in the Cathedral of Bangassou and are being guarded by UN peacekeepers, Bishop Juan José Aguirre Muñoz of Bangassou said July 27.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Pope Appoints Fr Jesus Ruiz Molina Auxiliary Bishop of Bangassou

[CISA] Bangui -Pope Francis on July 11, appointed Fr Jesus Ruiz Molina as the Auxiliary Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Bangassou in Central African Republic.

[CISA] Bangui -Pope Francis on July 11, appointed Fr Jesus Ruiz Molina as the Auxiliary Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Bangassou in Central African Republic.

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UN Peacekeeping Chief Underscores Political Solution to End Violence

[UN News] The top United Nations peacekeeping official is in the Central African Republic where he today discussed the security situation and the political process, while paying homage to three UN ‘blue helmets’ killed in the line of duty in recent days.

[UN News] The top United Nations peacekeeping official is in the Central African Republic where he today discussed the security situation and the political process, while paying homage to three UN 'blue helmets' killed in the line of duty in recent days.

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UN Peacekeeping Chief Warns Security Council About Insecurity in the Country

[UN News] The head of the United Nations peacekeeping operations has warned that the increased intensity of attacks on civilians and peacekeepers is bringing Central African Republic (CAR) to the tipping point.

[UN News] The head of the United Nations peacekeeping operations has warned that the increased intensity of attacks on civilians and peacekeepers is bringing Central African Republic (CAR) to the tipping point.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic