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Bangui, Ilocos Norte 12-30-16
Unabated violence between Christians and Muslims has plagued the Central African Republic since a coup by Seleka fighters to overthrow former president, Francois Bozize in March 2013. Thousands of Muslims have fled Bangui during the past several months to escape killing, looting and harassment by the anti-balaka Christian militia. The brutalities began to escalate when the country's first Muslim leader, Michel Djotodia, stepped down and went into exile last month. The French government has dispatched thousands of troops to the country, but they have appeared to be unable to prevent inter-communal clashes that erupted after Christian militias attacked the mostly Muslim Seleka group. Thousands are dead and nearly one million are displaced, in a country of only 4.5 million people. The United ...
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