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February 2017 PHR training in Bangui, Central African Republic

The ongoing civil war in the Central African Republic (CAR) has produced a range of human rights abuses, including the use of child soldiers, extrajudicial killings, torture, and rape, the latter perpetrated both by armed groups and by UN peacekeepers.

In efforts to combat these abuses, PHR’s Program on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones has collaborated with the United Nations Development Program and the office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict to host training sessions in Bangui on documenting sexual violence and mass crimes. The program also participated in training for magistrates from the Special Criminal Court for CAR.

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