The members of the Security Council strongly condemned the recent attacks and the seizure of power by force in the Central African Republic on 24 March 2013 by the Seleka coalition, as well as the ensuing violence and looting.
GENEVA (16 April 2013) – The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay on Tuesday expressed alarm at continuing reports of widespread human rights violations in the Central African Republic and called for the urgent restoration of the rule of law in the country.
The Secretary-General is alarmed by the rapidly deteriorating security situation in the Central African Republic (CAR). He is particularly concerned by reports of clashes between the Séléka movement and the population in Bangui, which resulted in the deaths of many civilians.
New York/Bangui, 22 April 2013. During a visit today to the Central African Republic, the United Nations' top political official appealed for urgent efforts to establish security and stop abuses against civilians, while reiterating international calls for a full return to constitutional rule.
Bangui, 28 August 2013: The United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in the Central African Republic (BINUCA) expresses its deep concern regarding the serious events that occurred last week in Bangui and in the rest of the country.
30 August 2013 – The United Nations food relief agency is helping thousands of people displaced by increasing violence perpetrated by armed groups in the Central African Republic (CAR), according to its spokesperson.
20 September 2013 – The United Nations food relief agency is reopening its offices in the northern parts of the country and using mobile teams to reach some of the 500,000 people estimated to be in dire need of aid in the Central African Republic (CAR), as fresh fighting in the northwest is displ
24 September 2013 – An independent United Nations human rights expert today called for the urgent protection of civilians uprooted by the current crisis in the Central African Republic (CAR) which is marked by a virtual lack of security, massive displacement and a dire humanitarian situation.
1 October 2013 – United Nations officials today voiced deep concern at the deteriorating situation in the Central African Republic (CAR) and called on the transitional authorities to take urgent measures to protect the population against the risk of atrocity crimes and to restore the rule of law.