United Nations sees ‘early signs of genocide’ in Central African Republic amid renewed fighting

UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O’Brien (Photo by AFP) The UN aid chief has voiced alarm over possible genocide in the Central African Republic (CAR), which has been hit by a fresh wave of clashes between armed groups in recent months. At a UN briefing on Monday, the world body’s Under-Secretary-General […]

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Atrocities in Central African Republic may constitute crime against humanity: United Nations

Volunteers distribute fire wood among Central African internal-displaced people in the southeastern city of Bangassou on May 26, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The UN has warned that the tremendous level of killing, mutilation, torture, rape and pillage committed by successive governments and armed groups in the Central African Republic (CAR) may constitute crime against humanity. […]

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