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CAR Rebel Fact Box


Seleka Rebels

  • Took over Bangui and ousted CAR President Francois Bozize on March 24
  • The group made the move after pulling out of power-sharing government
  • Led by Michel Djotadia, made up of several rebel factions
  • Seleka seized one-third of CAR before cease-fire in January, 2013
  • Blamed Bozize for breaching 2007 and 2008 peace deals
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