Aid and evacuations under threat in CAR

Published: 5/Feb/2014
Source: IRIN

Dewa Iliassa, a young Muslim, lives on a street in Bozoum, a town in northwestern Central African Republic (CAR), with only a small pile of his belongings. He says he is too scared to move more than about 200m in any direction. He and 2,500 other Muslims have gathered in the centre of Bozoum, one of the few settlements in the area where people from his community are protected by international peacekeepers. But the protection offered in Bozoum extends over a very small area.

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Themes: Discrimination, Ethnic/Racial/Religious, Nationality and Refugees
Regions: Central Africa, Central African Republic, Chad
Year: 2014