CAR – 1 April 2015

Central African Republic: Security Council boosts UN mission presence as tensions continue

“The Security Council has agreed to boost the United Nations peacekeeping presence in the Central African Republic (CAR) amid the country’s continuing instability and simmering sectarian tensions.”
United Nations News


 

Cameroon residents kill suspected Central African Republic rebels

“Residents of eastern Cameroon killed several suspected fighters from a Central African Republic rebel group who were trying to carry out a large-scale kidnapping, a local official said Sunday.”

Deseret News


 

Create Court to Combat Impunity – 19 Groups Support Proposal for Specialized Tribunal

“The Central African Republic’s transitional parliament should adopt a draft law establishing a Special Criminal Court, 19 Central African and International groups said today. Such a court would speed up justice for victims of atrocities in the country.”
All Africa


 

UNHCR Condemns Kidnapping of Congolese Refugees By LRA Rebels

“The UN refugee agency on Friday called for the immediate release of Congolese refugees kidnapped by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), which has intensified attacks in the area bordering the Central African Republic and the Democratic Republic of the Congo this year.

According to Catholic Relief Services, the LRA has committed over 25 abductions in the month of February in several villages in northeastern DRC, close to Zemio and the border,” she said.”

All Africa