Letter from Bangui: A Thursday of horror

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Anti-balaka militiamen

Letter from Bangui: A Thursday of horror


BANGUI, 19 December 2013 (IRIN) - The events of 5 December in Bangui, Central African Republic (CAR), unleashed a wave of violence in which more than 1,000 people have since been killed. This week Amnesty International said all sides in the country’s conflict had committed war crimes and crimes against humanity. Releasing a report on 19 December about worsening atrocities in CAR, Human Rights Watch said, “The brutal killings are creating a cycle of murder and reprisal that threatens to...


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