Peter Bouckaert told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour “the Muslim population of the Central African Republic is facing an unprecedented wave of violence”.
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A harrowing story from a Muslim resident sheltering in the besieged “Kilometre 5” neighborhood in Bangui, Central African Republic.
In recent weeks, angry mobs have set fire to mosques and have brutally killed and mutilated Muslims.
Shocking photographs have emerged of a cannibal by the name of Ouandja Magloire eating the flesh of a lynched Muslim man for the second time in as many weeks.
Attackers armed with machetes and clubs ambushed a convoy of Muslims fleeing sectarian violence in Central African Republic, killing 22 people.
The attack had taken place at about 10am before Muslims had started converging for weekly Friday prayers, Imam Ahmed Tijan Naib of Bangui’s central mosque said.
Christian militia massacred 24 Muslims this week but they are rarely described as “extremist Christians.”