In late 2012 after years of instability and conflict, the Seleka, a predominantly Muslim rebel group, fuelled by grievances against the government, overran the country and, In March 2013, ousted President Francois Bozize, who fled the country. The rebel’s leader Michel Djotodia was proclaimed president in August 2013. He disbanded the Seleka in September 2013 but law and order collapsed and ex-Seleka fighters roamed the country committing atrocities against the civilian population. In...
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