Thomson Reuters

Religious violence in CAR

Share Slideshow

A child holds a machete in Bangui, December 12, 2013. Religious leaders sought reconciliation between Muslims and Christians in Central African Republic during a lull in violence that has killed hundreds of people and drawn in French troops seeking to stop the bloodshed. Medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres said that an improvised center for more than 20,000 displaced people at Bangui airport was lacking food, shelter and...more

A child holds a machete in Bangui, December 12, 2013. Religious leaders sought reconciliation between Muslims and Christians in Central African Republic during a lull in violence that has killed hundreds of people and drawn in French troops seeking to stop the bloodshed. Medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres said that an improvised center for more than 20,000 displaced people at Bangui airport was lacking food, shelter and toilets. REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun

Close
1 / 20

A displaced family take shelter under a plane in Bangui, December 12, 2013. REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun

A displaced family take shelter under a plane in Bangui, December 12, 2013. REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun

Close
2 / 20

A child sits under an old airplane at Mpoko international airport in Bangui, December 12, 2013. REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun

A child sits under an old airplane at Mpoko international airport in Bangui, December 12, 2013. REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun

Close
3 / 20

People dig a trench to be use as latrines for displaced residents camping at the Catholic church in Bangui, December 10, 2013. REUTERS/Sam Phelps

People dig a trench to be use as latrines for displaced residents camping at the Catholic church in Bangui, December 10, 2013. REUTERS/Sam Phelps

Close
4 / 20

Displaced people are seen inside a plane in Bangui, December 12, 2013. REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun

Displaced people are seen inside a plane in Bangui, December 12, 2013. REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun

Close
5 / 20
Advertisement
Skip ad
3

A Christian youth squats inside a burnt out car in Bangui December 10, 2013. REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun

A Christian youth squats inside a burnt out car in Bangui December 10, 2013. REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun

Close
6 / 20

French troops stand at the airport runway in Bangui December 10, 2013. President Francois Hollande flew into Central African Republic on Tuesday, hours after two French soldiers were killed in fighting and praised his troops for tackling "horrendous violence" against women and children and helping avert a slide into civil war. REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun

French troops stand at the airport runway in Bangui December 10, 2013. President Francois Hollande flew into Central African Republic on Tuesday, hours after two French soldiers were killed in fighting and praised his troops for tackling "horrendous violence" against women and children and helping avert a slide into civil war. REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun

Close
7 / 20

French President Francois Hollande (L) speaks with French soldiers after he paid tribute to two French soldiers who were killed overnight, in Bangui, December 10, 2013. REUTERS/Fred Dufour/Pool

French President Francois Hollande (L) speaks with French soldiers after he paid tribute to two French soldiers who were killed overnight, in Bangui, December 10, 2013. REUTERS/Fred Dufour/Pool

Close
8 / 20

French President Francois Hollande (C) pays tribute near a flag-draped coffin bearing one of two French soldiers who was killed overnight, in Bangui, December 10, 2013. REUTERS/Fred Dufour/Pool

French President Francois Hollande (C) pays tribute near a flag-draped coffin bearing one of two French soldiers who was killed overnight, in Bangui, December 10, 2013. REUTERS/Fred Dufour/Pool

Close
9 / 20

Christian boys react in a mosque in Bangui, the capital of Central African Republic, December 10, 2013. REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun

Christian boys react in a mosque in Bangui, the capital of Central African Republic, December 10, 2013. REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun

Close
10 / 20
Advertisement
Skip ad
3

Christians loot a mosque in Bangui December 10, 2013. REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun

Christians loot a mosque in Bangui December 10, 2013. REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun

Close
11 / 20

A Christian man passes by a burning pile at a mosque in Fouh district in Bangui December 10, 2013. REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun

A Christian man passes by a burning pile at a mosque in Fouh district in Bangui December 10, 2013. REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun

Close
12 / 20

Christian men hold a placard in Bangui December 10, 2013. The placard reads: "No to Chad Multinational Force of Central Africa (FOMAC). They are traitors." REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun

Christian men hold a placard in Bangui December 10, 2013. The placard reads: "No to Chad Multinational Force of Central Africa (FOMAC). They are traitors." REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun

Close
13 / 20

Men walk as they push a trolley loaded with a coffin in Bangui December 9, 2013. REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun

Men walk as they push a trolley loaded with a coffin in Bangui December 9, 2013. REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun

Close
14 / 20

A man detained by Seleka soldiers and accused by them of being an anti-balaka militia member, sits with other detainees in Bangui December 8, 2013. REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun

A man detained by Seleka soldiers and accused by them of being an anti-balaka militia member, sits with other detainees in Bangui December 8, 2013. REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun

Close
15 / 20
Advertisement
Skip ad
3

People crowd around bodies killed in fighting that were gathered at a mosque in Bangui, Central African Republic, December 5, 2013. REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun

People crowd around bodies killed in fighting that were gathered at a mosque in Bangui, Central African Republic, December 5, 2013. REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun

Close
16 / 20

Red Cross workers carry a dead body into a morgue during violence between Muslim and Christian militias in Bangui December 6, 2013. The Red Cross said on Friday it had collected 281 bodies from two days of violence in Bangui, but many more had been killed. REUTERS/Herve Serefio

Red Cross workers carry a dead body into a morgue during violence between Muslim and Christian militias in Bangui December 6, 2013. The Red Cross said on Friday it had collected 281 bodies from two days of violence in Bangui, but many more had been killed. REUTERS/Herve Serefio

Close
17 / 20

Seleka soldiers raise their fists while riding in a pick-up truck during fighting in Bangui, Central African Republic, December 5, 2013. REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun

Seleka soldiers raise their fists while riding in a pick-up truck during fighting in Bangui, Central African Republic, December 5, 2013. REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun

Close
18 / 20

A woman runs from gunfire in Bangui December 5, 2013. REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun

A woman runs from gunfire in Bangui December 5, 2013. REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun

Close
19 / 20

Bodies killed in fighting are gathered under a mattress at a mosque in Bangui, Central African Republic, December 5, 2013. REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun

Bodies killed in fighting are gathered under a mattress at a mosque in Bangui, Central African Republic, December 5, 2013. REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun

Close
20 / 20
Advertisement
Skip ad
3

All Collections

Remembering the Armenian massacre

Friday, April 24, 2015

All Collections

Chile volcano comes to life

Friday, April 24, 2015

All Collections

Yemen civilians in the crossfire

Friday, April 24, 2015

All Collections

Protests in Baltimore

Friday, April 24, 2015

All Collections

Apple Watch arrives

Friday, April 24, 2015

All Collections

Dispute over the Sugar Pine Mine

Thursday, April 23, 2015

All Collections

Photos of the week

Thursday, April 23, 2015

All Collections

Colorful macaws above Caracas

Thursday, April 23, 2015