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UN Experts Raise Alarm on Continuous Violence and Insecurity in the Central African Republic

August 2013 – UN Experts expressed serious concern over the situation of human rights in the Central African Republic, warning that “the rule of law is almost non-existent, and abuses of power and impunity have become the norm.” Over the last five months, an absence of the rule of law has prevailed in the country, resulting in reports of acts of killings, torture, arbitrary detention, gender-based violence, enforced disappearances, and ‘mob justice.’ The UN Special Rapporteur on Torture warned that “torture seems to be widespread in the country,” and noted his concern that at least 25 persons have reportedly died as a result of torture and CIDT. He urges authorities to investigate every allegation of torture or CIDT and bring those responsible to justice. Read the full article here.

Observations Report (Mendez 2013)

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Observations Report (Van Boven 2004)

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The Former Yugoslavia – Country Visit Report (Kooijmans 1992)

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