OIC condemns continuing violence against Muslims in Central Africa Republic

OIC condemns continuing violence against Muslims in Central Africa Republic
2014-02-13 14:11:33

WAM JEDDAH, 13th February, 2014 (WAM) — The Secretary-General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, OIC, Iyad Ameen Madani, has expressed his deep concern on the continuing inter-communal violence and the killings of Muslims in the Central Africa Republic.

In a statement released this week, Mr Madani urged the new authorities in Bangui and the French and African-led peace keepers operating in the country, to assume their full responsibility to protect civilians, stem the flight of vulnerable citizens and end the bloodshed.

The Secretary-General then called on the government and the relevant international and regional bodies to take urgent steps to investigate the sad events and bring the perpetrators to justice.

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