Central African Republic: A divided country – BBC News

Posted on : November 7, 2014
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Is the Central African Republic now a permanently fractured state, divided along religious lines? Some reports have described the situation in CAR as one in which genocide could easily break out. A BBC team has been there, against a backdrop of continuing violence between Christian and Muslim militias, to assess the situation on the ground, and how effectively the peacekeeping forces deployed there are holding apart the two rival armed groups.
Outside the capital Bangui there’s mostly no infrastructure – no covered roads, no running water, no sanitation, no electricity. We recorded our progress along the way.

BBC team: Andrew Harding; Jonathan Twigg, Stuart Phillips

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