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Latest update : 2013-12-31

Central African Republic: Is Intervention Making Things Worse?

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

By Marc PERELMAN

Our guests

Roland MARCHAL

Central Africa Expert and Head of Research at Sciences Po Paris Central

Lydie BOKA

Head of StrategiCo (Consulting firm specialising in risk evaluation in Africa)

Acheikh IBN-OUMAR

Former Chadian Minister of Foreign Affairs

Marie Reine HASSEN

Former RCA Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

Nicolas GERMAIN

France 24 Correspondent in Bangui

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2017-09-14 Debate

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2017-09-13 Rohingyas

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