As violence flares up in the CAR’s ongoing civil war, armed groups are accused of abuses of civilians caught up in the conflict. DW's Jan Philipp Scholz and Adrian Kriesch met some of the rebel groups.
Years of conflict in the Central African Republic mean most children there are threatened with war, disease and hunger and are in dire need of help, the UN children's agency said. And things are only getting worse.
Armed rebel groups have agreed to an "immediate" nationwide ceasefire in exchange for political representation. Sectarian violence has plagued the African country since Muslim militias overthrew the government in 2013.
Violent conflict between rebel groups has been raging in the Central African Republic for years. Aid agencies are warning that the humanitarian situation is worsening dramatically.
The UN's aid chief has alerted member states of the "early warning signs of genocide" amid increasing violence. The African nation has seen the worst sectarian violence since the overthrow of the government in 2013.
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