Statement by the spokesperson of EU High Representative Catherine Ashton on Central African Republic
EU News 193/2013
Brussels, 21 April 2013
"The High Representative is concerned by the continuing deterioration of the security situation in the Central African Republic. The information we receive alleging violations of human rights committed in the country by members of the Seleka. Looting, spills and abuse suffered by the population must stop.
She urges all parties to take concrete measures to protect the civilian population, to restore public order and security and to end the recruitment and use of children in armed groups. Those responsible for these acts must be held accountable. International humanitarian law and the international law of human rights must be fully respected.
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