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Bangui’s ghettos

 

 
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The capital, Bangui, was once home to more than 100,000 Muslims, who lived side by side the rest of the population.

Now, fewer than 1,000 remain in the city, the rest having fled amid a veritable pogrom carried out in reprisal for atrocities committed by an alliance of mainly Muslim rebels who had seized power in March 2013.

Those left behind are stuck in ghettos or makeshift camps, protected by African Union troops but still surrounded by units of hostile anti-balaka militiamen.  Link

 

 

 

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