MEPs condemn Russia Wagner Group

Strasbourg 26.11.2021 The European Parliament adopted a resolution assessing human rights violations committed by the Russian paramilitary paramilitary Wagner Group. Well politically connected and all ways supported the @Russian military, security companies in particular @Wagner Group is a threat and must be accordingly treated pic.twitter.com/DPvTycLbPZ — Petras Austrevicius (@petras_petras) November 25, 2021 MEPs condemn in…

CAR: France suspends Military cooperation

Paris suspended its military cooperation and budgetary aid to the Central African government, terming the Central African Republic (CAR) “complicit” in an anti-French campaign. (Image: illustration) #CAR🇨🇫 | The Security Council ➡️ condemns human rights violations & violations of international humanitarian law ➡️ reiterates that attacks against @UN_CAR may constitute war crimes➡️ welcomes commitment of…

BANGUI: AU denies press reports allegations

Brussels 09.06.2021 The representative of the African Union denied information that a joint delegation of the AU, the European Union and the Economic Community of Central African Countries (ECCAS) came to the Central African Republic to persuade the head of state to start negotiations with the militants. Good exchange of the AU-ECCAS-UN-EU delegation with leaders…

CAR: UN accuses Russians

Brussels 05.05.2021 In the Central African Republic, the brutal methods of the Russian “instructors” who fight alongside the Central African army are giving rise to growing fear and concern. On March 31, the United Nations Working Group on Mercenaries warned of a long series of serious human rights violations attributed to them. RFI had access…

ICC: Uganda Ongwen-victim and villain

04.02.2021 The Hague, The Netherlands: War crimes judges deliver their verdict in the case of Dominic Ongwen, a Ugandan child soldier turned top field commander in the Lord’s Resistance Army, a rebel group known for extreme violence and forcing women into sexual slavery. War crimes judges deliver their verdict in the case of Dominic Ongwen,…

Borrell: CAR consolidation for peace

Brussels 27.12.2020 The Central African Republic elections are a crucial step for the “consolidation of democracy and peace”, the EU top diplomat Josep Borrell wrote in his Twitter micro blog. He called for the “mobilization of voters and the responsibility of all actors for credible, transparent, inclusive and peaceful elections”, especially mentioning the European Union…

CAR: Touadéra joins election

The President of the Central African Republic (CAR), Faustin-Archange Touadéra, announced his candidacy for the presidential election scheduled for December 27 on Saturday September 26. Faustin-Archange Touadéra annonce sa candidature à la présidentielle centrafricaine https://t.co/bjUoyomVQu — Jeune Afrique (@jeune_afrique) September 26, 2020 “It’s a heavy responsibility. A very heavy responsibility. I accept to be your…

EU launches CAR advisory mission

The Council today adopted a decision launching the European Union CSDP (Common Security and Defence Policy) civilian advisory mission in the Central African Republic (EUAM RCA). République centrafricaine 🇨🇫: @EUCouncil lance la mission de conseil civil #EUAM RCA et prolonge le mandat de la mission de formation militaire @EUTMRCALire la suite: https://t.co/qXS085JDOn#CSDP — EU Council…

COVID19: EU aid to Central African Republic

Janez Lenarčič, Commissioner for Crisis Management, is travelling today to Bangui on the first flight and will meet H.E. Faustin-Archange Touadéra, President of the Central African Republic, as well as humanitarian organisations. Pont humanitaire européen en #RCA : @JanezLenarcic : "Vous pouvez compter sur l'UE pour défendre votre droit à la paix, à la sécurité…

EU diplomacy supports CAR electoral calendar

“Only a peaceful, inclusive and transparent electoral process, conducted in accordance with the electoral calendar will guarantee credible and legitimate elections, awaited by the population” said the European External Action Service (EEAS) spokesperson, reacting upon various hypothetical scenarios of postponement of the presidential elections in Central African Republic, originally foreseen the end of December 2020….