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Central African Republic: Abandoned and burnt villages

The sectarian and sexual violence gripping the Central African Republic is now the worst it has ever been.

Fighters from the mainly Muslim Seleka group are being blamed for a series of attacks on the Christian majority.

French and US officials have warned that a genocide could be in the making.

Since the rebels overthrew the president in March around 400,000 people have fled their homes in fear.

Andrew Harding reports.

  • 04 Dec 2013
  • From the section Africa
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