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UN's Pillay Warns CAR Sectarian Violence Getting Worse

The United Nations' top human rights official says deadly sectarian violence in the Central African Republic appears to be getting worse. In a statement Wednesday, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said most of the ongoing abuses are being committed by "anti-Balaka" militia who she said are deliberately targeting the Muslim population of the capital, Bangui. Pillay said militias are killing and raping Muslims and destroying their homes "with the...

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