Posted by: APO | 27 September 2018

Security, human rights, political upheaval in war-torn Central African Republic, focus of key Friday meeting at UN

What is now CAR was annexed by France until winning its independence in 1960. Political crises quickly followed, with three successive mutinies by the armed forces within six years. A truce, known the Bangui Agreements, was signed in 1997 that mandated an inter-African military mission be deployed to the country. In 1998, the UN replaced those troops with its own Mission in the Central African Republic,… Read more on


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