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The United Nations has warned that the Central African Republic (CAR) needs help. The UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson said it was "descending into chaos before our ". The landlocked nation has been slowly moving towards a state of total since rebels seized in March. Mr Eliasson called for the strengthening of the African Union's presence in the country. He suggested turning it into an UN peacekeeping operation. Mr Eliasson warned: "If this situation is to fester, it may develop into a religious and conflict with long-standing consequences - even a civil that could spread into neighbouring countries."

Rebels known as the Seleka replaced President Bozize with their own Michel Djotodia. Mr Djotodia later disbanded the rebels but they regrouped and formed gangs, which now control most of the impoverished country. Mr Eliasson said: "The population is enduring suffering imagination. As we see far too often, women and children are bearing the . Human rights are mounting. The use of child soldiers is rising. Sexual is growing. There are widespread reports of looting, illegal checkpoints, extortion, arrests and detentions, torture and summary ." He warned that: "The CAR is becoming a breeding ground for ."

 


 

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