At least 120 people have been killed in clashes in Bangui in the Central African Republic, a FRANCE 24 correspondent reports from the capital, where fighting between rival Muslim and Christian militias has been behind an upsurge in violence.
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Inside Burma: On the road to peace and democracy?
Democratic overtures catch Burma-watchers by surprise, but human rights campaigners say they’re sceptical: many more political prisoners remain behind bars and substantive peace talks with ethnic rebel movements are yet to happen.
- Zoya PHAN. Campaign Manager, Burma Campaign UK. Author of "Undaunted: My Struggle for Freedom and Survival in Burma" (from London);
- Marie BATTINI. Media officer, Info Birmanie France (French NGO);
- David CAMROUX. Research fellow, CERI - Sciences Po Paris; South-East Asia expert.