CAR rebel attacks displace at least 100,000 people

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    At least 100,000 people have been forced from their homes after rebel attacks in the Central African Republic during last month’s disputed elections.

    Opposition politicians say the vote was rigged.

    And a rebel coalition outside the capital says President Faustin Touadera and his government must go.

    Al Jazeera’s Malcolm Webb reports from Bangui where civilians are bearing the brunt of the violence.

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    In This Story: Central African Republic

    The Central African Republic, or Centrafrique, is a landlocked country in Central Africa.

    It is bordered by Chad to the north, Sudan to the northeast, South Sudan to the southeast, the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the south, the Republic of the Congo to the southwest and Cameroon to the west. The CAR covers a land area of about 620,000 square kilometres (240,000 sq mi) and had an estimated population of around 4.7 million as of 2018.

    As of 2020, the CAR is the scene of a civil war, ongoing since 2012.

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