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ON THE LINE: Ethno-Religious Violence in Central African Republici
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February 21, 2014 3:00 AM
The Central African Republic is facing the worst kind of ethno-religious violence. Almost a million people are displaced and half of the country's population requires humanitarian aid. ON THE LINE discusses the international community's concerns regarding the ongoing humanitarian crisis in the CAR.

ON THE LINE: Ethno-Religious Violence in Central African Republic

Published February 20, 2014

The Central African Republic is facing the worst kind of ethno-religious violence. Almost a million people are displaced and half of the country's population requires humanitarian aid. ON THE LINE discusses the international community's concerns regarding the ongoing humanitarian crisis in the CAR.

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