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Amnesty: Peacekeepers Failed to Prevent Ethnic Cleansing in CAR

Rights group Amnesty International said peacekeepers in the Central African Republic did not deploy quickly enough to western parts of the country to protect Muslim civilians from "ethnic cleansing" by the mostly Christian "anti-Balaka" militias. In a report released Wednesday, the group said it documented large-scale, repeated attacks on Muslims since the beginning of the year, with the violence forcing entire communities to flee. The report notes that some of the...

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