Thursday, March 21, 2013

AFRICA : CAR : RELIGIOUS PEOPLE ATTACKED BY REBELS

CISA NEWS REPORT


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BANGUI, March 19, 2013 (CISA)–The rebels have attacked religious people and organisations in Bangui, reports Fides News Agency.
The rebels, from the rebel coalition Seleka, attacked and assaulted a religious clergy and stole a car in the village of Bangao (80 km from Bambari in the Central African Republic). The vehicle which was in poor condition was later abandoned.
In Bambari, rebels ransacked the pharmacy of the diocese, the community radio station and the offices of Caritas.
The Seleka coalition issued an ultimatum of 72 hours to President François Bozizé to implement the agreements of Libreville that was signed on 11 January 2013; if not, they would march on to the capital Bangui. The rebels also asked for the release of political prisoners and the departure of South African troops deployed in Bangui.
A delegation of five ministers has gone to the rebel headquarters in the city of Sibut to negotiate with Seleka.
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