Country Conditions Report: Central African Republic
This two-page report informs service providers working with refugees from Central African Republic (CAR). It provides a historical timeline (1894-2015), brief descriptions of methods of torture used in that country, and a synopsis of current conditions and pertinent issues facing refugees from CAR. It discusses the country's current situation, including the failure of government to establish civil and socioeconomic rights, violence and distrust between ethnic and religious groups, limits to freedom of expression, human rights violations committed by rebel groups against civilians, and refugees and internally displaced people numbering almost one million. It identifies groups in conflict, such as Seleka, Anti-Balaka, Peulh, African Union peacekeepers from the Chadian army, and farmers and nomadic herders.
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