Press releases

  • 26 Oct 2016 - The Secretary-General condemns the outbreak of violence on 24 October in Bangui, Central African Republic, which resulted in the tragic death of at least four civilians and the injuring of a further nine. He deplores the attacks against the Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), in which five peacekeepers were injured. 
  • 24 Oct 2016 - The Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) dismantled barricades erected by hostile demonstrators from the early morning hours in Bangui.
  • 16 Oct 2016 - A convoy from Bambari secured by the Mauritanian contingent of the integrated multidimensional United Nations Mission for Stabilization in Central African Republic (MINUSCA) has been targeted in an armed attack occurred, on Thursday 13 October, around 19 hours, between Grimari and Sibut.
  • 15 Oct 2016 - The United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) deplores new violence which occurred in the early morning of 15 October 2016, at Ngakobo, in Ouaka prefecture. Shots broke out in a displaced persons camp in this locality for reasons which are still unascertained. The perpetrators of these despicable acts are also unknown for the time being.
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  • 17 Sep 2016 - The United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) denounces the violence and looting that occurred Friday in Kaga Bandoro, following tensions between anti-Balaka and ex-Seleka elements in Ndomete and then in Kaga Bandoro.
  • 14 Aug 2016 - Early on the morning of Saturday 13 August 2016, MINUSCA forces stopped a convoy of approximately 35 heavily armed men in seven vehicles 50 km south of Sibut. The 35 were believed to include several who are the subject of arrest warrants. The convoy had departed Bangui late on 12 August 2016 and exchanged fire with national security forces at several checkpoints en route. These incidents resulted in a number of deaths and injuries.
  • 23 Jul 2016 - The United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) welcomes the release on Saturday of the mayor, the sub-prefect and the priest of the western city of Baboua by the Democratic Front for the Central African People (FDPC). The hostages were detained since 16 July 2015 and have been handed over today to the authorities of Nana Mambéré.
  • 18 Jul 2016 -  The United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) welcomes the release on July 17 of the last eleven Cameroonian hostages held by the Democratic Front for the Central African People (FDPC). The hostages were handed over to the Cameroonian authorities after more than two years of captivity.

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