Interfaith Leaders of CAR Visit US, Discuss Sectarian Conflict

brookings-smA Christian-Muslim delegation from the Central African Republic was in Washington this week to draw attention to the worsening violence in their country. In a show of unity, the leaders called on the US to increase humanitarian aid. Many reports have described the violence in the Central African Republic as a conflict between Christians and Muslims, with retaliatory killings forcing tens of thousands to flee their homes. The UN also has been raising concerns about the food shortage and lack of security in the country.