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CAR: Thousands of Muslims trapped in enclaves

By: Anthony FOUCHARD
1 min

This time last year, the Central African Republic was still embroiled in fighting between ethnic and religious factions. Last July a peace deal was signed, and this week a national reconciliation effort is being launched. However, ethnic tensions remain. Some 36,000 Muslims remain trapped in so-called enclaves, and the government has prevented them leaving, in a bid to avoid a mass exodus of Muslims from the country.

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Programme prepared by Emerald Maxwell and Elise Duffau

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