As beloved imam’s hope for peace live on

As beloved imam’s hope for peace live on

For decades, Imam Moussa Bawa worked with Italian nun Sister Maria Concetta to help refugees of all faiths to live in peace. On his death, his successor pledges to continue his work. When they welcomed newborn babies in this town in Democratic Republic of the Congo...
The Central African Republic: 1 in 5 forced to flee

The Central African Republic: 1 in 5 forced to flee

Making a world of difference: Responding wherever needed In 2015, inter-communal fighting continued to drive hundreds of thousands of people to seek refuge in neighbouring Cameroon, Chad, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Republic of Congo. Nearly 900,000...
Human Rights Day: Abuses rife in Central African Republic

Human Rights Day: Abuses rife in Central African Republic

BANGUI, Central African Republic, Dec 10 (UNHCR)—Three years after the start of the current wave of violence and persecution in Central African Republic, insecurity and human rights abuses remain rife, with minorities at particular risk. Based on UNHCR monitoring, an...
UNHCR condemns attacks on camps in Central African Republic

UNHCR condemns attacks on camps in Central African Republic

GENEVA, Nov 12 (UNHCR)—The UN refugee agency has condemned spreading violence around the volatile Central African Republic in recent days, including attacks on two camps for Internally Displaced People (IDP) that killed eight people and the fatal shooting of a UN...

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