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11 Jan 2017 description
Individuals suspected of committing war crimes, including killing and rape during the conflict, are evading investigation and arrest, and in some cases live side by side with their victims, Amnesty says.
08 Feb 2016 description
A new report analyses how major gaps in personnel and equipment resulted in UN peacekeepers failure to prevent and contain a serious outbreak of violence in Bangui.
24 Apr 2015 description
The special court will investigate and prosecute those responsible for war crimes and crimes against humanity in the Central African Republic since 2003, said human rights groups.
11 Dec 2014 description
An Amnesty International report details how some leaders and members of armed groups have continued to commit further atrocities and defy the rule of law.
15 Sep 2014 description
As the UN takes over authority from the African Union, Amnesty is concerned that the initial deployment - only around 65 percent of its full strength – will struggle to fulfil its expanded mandate.
10 Jul 2014 description
A new report documents crimes under international law perpetrated across the CAR in 2013 and 2014, and calls for the investigation, prosecution and punishment of the perpetrators.
12 Feb 2014 description
To protect the country’s Muslim communities, international forces must break the control of anti-balaka militias and station sufficient troops in towns where Muslims are threatened.
02 Dec 2013 description
Amnesty International calls on the Security Council to authorize this week a robust peacekeeping force to save people from the violence and chaos engulfing the country.
29 Oct 2013 description
Exacerbated by the conflict, the humanitarian situation is calamitous, with thousands of people dependent on food and medical care provided by aid workers. But these too are being targeted.
20 Oct 2011 description
Civilians bear the brunt of decades of violence and abuses Local and foreign armed groups in the CAR are still killing, abducting, torturing and raping civilians, as well as burning houses and looting property, Amnesty International said in a report released today. The report Central African...
27 Apr 2011 description
The people of the Central African Republic have suffered decades of violence and human rights abuse. Government forces, armed groups and criminal gangs have killed unarmed men, women and children with impunity. The catalogue of violations and abuses includes arbitrary arrests, enforced...