Mercenaries worsening conflict Central African Republic (CAR) | Africanews
MISCA  . International organisations, such as the United Nations, had warned of a possible genocide. A period of lawlessness prevailed during the early days of her presidency with people moving into religiously cleansed neighbourhoods as the UN warned of a genocide. Anti-Balaka attacks continued against Muslim civilians. Though state institutions were already considered weak by Western norms, they disintegrated following looting and the destruction of most of the country's administrative, police and judicial infrastructure.
Central African Republic Muslims killed in sectarian fighting
The escalating conflict in the Central African Republic CAR highlights the role played by mercenaries from neighbouring countries in inflaming tensions in a troubled nation. CAR is in the throes of anarchy after polls held at the end of last year. Chad, CAR 's northern neighboru, and Sudan, to the northeast, have emerged as hideouts of radicals that infiltrate CAR 's borders and commit numerous acts of violence.
Help us continue to fight human rights abuses. Please give now to support our work. Michel Djotodia, the Seleka leader who in August was officially sworn in as interim president until the elections, announced in September that the Seleka were being dissolved. Anti-balaka atrocities have been particularly widespread in Ouham province, north of the national capital, Bangui.