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Imposing Sanctions on CAR Militia Leader

The United States is designating Ali Darassa, the leader of the Central African Republic (CAR)-based militia group Union for Peace in the Central African Republic (UPC), pursuant to Executive Order 13667, in connection with serious human rights abuses. The UPC uses killings, kidnapping, and other violence to achieve its goals.  For example, on November 15, ...
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Conclusions of the Steering Committee for the “Durable Institutions / Effective Forces”

Conclusions of the Steering Committee for the “Durable Institutions / Effective Forces” Agreement between the United States of America and the Central African Republic Today the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Central African Republic concluded the second Steering Committee of the U.S.-CAR “Durable Institutions/Effective Forces” (IDFE) agreement. The ...
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G5+ JOINT PRESS RELEASE

Bangui, December 10, 2021   The G5+, a group of partner states and international institutions of the Central African Republic, has supported the Special Criminal Court (SCC) since its establishment. The SCC is a key, independent institution in the fight against impunity and the restoration of the rule of law in the Central African Republic.  ...
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United States Offers 168,300 New COVID-19 Vaccine Does to Central African Republic; Total Now 806,700

Today, Ambassador Lucy Tamlyn visited with Minister of Health and Population Pierre Somsé to discuss the United States’ support to Central African Republic’s COVID-19 vaccination campaign.  This includes the United States’ latest donation of 168,300 doses on November 19. The United States has donated 806,700 doses of COVID-19 vaccine to CAR since July 2.  All vaccines have ...
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United States Announces $5 Million Reward for Joseph Kony

The U.S. government announces a $5 million reward for information leading to the arrest of Joseph Kony. Kony is the leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army and is wanted for crimes against humanity and war crimes.  These crimes include mass killings, torture, and forcing children to become soldiers. Providing information on Kony requires great courage.  ...
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