Central African Republic’s ‘forgotten human rights crisis’ worsening

More people beimg used and abused, it’s really sad.

Global News

VANCOUVER – There are renewed fears the conflict in Central African Republic could spill over its borders and that the humanitarian situation inside the country will only get worse.

At least 440,000 people – nearly 10 per cent of the country’s population – have been displaced amid violent unrest following the March 24 government coup.

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) on Wednesday described “burnt villages and appalling scenes of murder.”

The organization is working in the northwest city of Bossangoa and said it has heard “firsthand accounts” of sectarian violence and targeted killings.

Al-Jazeera reported about 60 people were believed to have been killed in clashes last week alone.

MSF reports more than 30,000 displaced people in Bossangoa alone, calling the situation “precarious.”

“People have no shelter and they sleep wherever they can, inside the church, school or under trees. It is crowded and people cook, eat, sleep…

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