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Surge in Christian-Muslim Strife Stirs Genocide Fears in Central African Republic

December 12, 2013

In October, more than 100 Christian leaders of the Central African Republic (CAR) warned the world of the increasing risk of a "genocidal interfaith civil war."

This past weekend seemed to confirm the fears found in their "Bangui Declaration"—issued from the capital city of Bangui—as fighting between largely Muslim and Christian militias in Bangui killed between 400 and 1,000 people.


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