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A child clutches a toy bear near his family who have established a camp beneath an abandoned aeroplane's wing at the Bangui airport. The airport contains a French armed forces base and when rebel Seleka fighters entered the capital in late 2013 many civillians sought sanctuary their. Although the Seleka were pushed out of the city the displaced civillians are too fearful to return to their homes. In 2013 a rebellion by a predominantly Muslim rebel group Seleka, led by Michel Djotodia, toppled the government of President Francios Bozize. Djotodia declared that Seleka would be disbanded but as law and order collapsed the ex-Seleka fighters roamed the country committing atrocities against the civilian population. In response a vigillante group, calling themselves Anti-Balaka (Anti-Machete), sought to defend their lives and property but they then began to take reprisals against the Muslim population and the conflict became increasingly sectarian. French and Chadian peacekeeping forces have struggled to contain the situation and the smaller Muslim population began to flee the country.