What if they were Muslim?
Armed men kidnapped a female UN employee in the capital of the strife-torn Central African Republic on Tuesday, a day after two aid workers were seized, said a source with the UN force. The gunmen, who appeared to be linked to the Christian anti-balaka militia, seized the woman from a van taking UN staffers to work in Bangui, the source with the UNâ€™s Minusca force in the country said on condition of anonymity.
Two aid workers, including a 67-year-old French woman, were kidnapped on Monday in the capital of the strife-torn Central African Republic, the French government said. The pair, who worked for the Catholic medical charity CODIS, were stopped by four men carrying Kalashnikov rifles in the centre of Bangui as they returned from a town north of the capital, their driver said. The second aid worker is said to be a local man.