Are foreign troops, especially those from France and Chad, in fact worsening the sectarian violence raking the Central African Republic? The Muslim community and the ex-Seleka rebels are accusing Paris of backing the Christian majority. And in a worrying echo, Christian leaders are accusing neighbouring Chad of siding with the Muslim minority. So is the international intervention in this troubled land making things worse?
Produced and prepared by Anelise Borges and Haxie Meyers-Belkin
Central Africa Expert and Head of Research at Science Po Paris Central
Head of StrategiCo (Consulting firm specialising in risk evaluation in Africa)
Former Chadian Minister of Foreign Affairs
Marie Reine HASSEN
Former RCA Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation
France 24 Correspondent in Bangui