Africa

CAR armed groups still committing ‘war crimes’

Armed groups continue to commit war crimes with impunity in the Central African Republic, according to a new report by Human Rights Watch, calling for international efforts to bring perpetrators to justice.

Africa

CAR: attacks continue despite peace accord

With armed factions proliferating across the Central African Republic, a cycle of revenge attacks is continuing despite recent peace accords by the principal actors.

Africa

Ex-LRA commander appears before ICC

Former Lord's Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen, himself once a child solider abducted at age 14, made his first appearance before the International Criminal Court.

Africa

UN issues report on CAR war crimes

The UN released its report finding that acts committed by armed factions in the Central African Republic constituted war crimes and crimes against humanity, but not genocide.

Africa

ICC opens new Central African Republic inquiry

Following a preliminary examination, the International Criminal Court prosecutor has opened a formal inquiry into ongoing probable war crimes in the Central African Republic.

Africa

French troops to Central African Republic

France is escalating its military mission in the Central African Republic, airlifting troops and equipment to the capital Bangui ahead of an anticipated UN-backed intervention.