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Calls for inquiry into UN peacekeepers’ role in massacres in Central African Republic


World Watch Monitor United Nations peacekeepers failed in protecting civilians in the Central African Republic during an attack in November that killed as many as 100 people, among them two priests, according to a report by Amnesty International published 14th December. Multiple eyewitnesses told Amnesty that UN peacekeepers did not stop armed men believed to be members of a […]

Children hurt as another displaced persons camp attacked in CAR

World Watch Monitor A church-run camp for displaced people in south-eastern Central African Republic was attacked on Tuesday, less than three weeks after 60 people, including two priests, were killed in an attack on another camp. Tuesday’s attack took place in the town of Ippy, which is 200 kilometres north of the camp in Alindao targeted […]

CAR’s clerics warn against attempts to divide Christians and Muslims

CAR clerics

World Watch Monitor The three top faith leaders of the Central African Republic, who have won international recognition for their efforts to end conflict in the country, have blamed foreign mercenaries for a recent upsurge in violence. One month ago today, the relative calm enjoyed by the capital, Bangui, was shattered when armed men from […]

Dozens killed in Central African Republic attack, including priest who planned to move

Fr Joseph Angbabata

World Watch Monitor Dozens, including a Catholic priest, were killed last week as fighting erupted between armed groups in several villages in southern Central African Republic. Father Joseph Désiré Angbabata, 49, the parish priest of Séko village, near Bambari, lost his life when armed men stormed his village parish of Saint Charles LWANGA on 21st […]