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Violence Against Muslims Soars in Central African Republic

posted on February 12, 2014

Fredrick Nzwili of Religion News Service reports that African religious leaders are appealing for an end to the violence against Muslims as thousands flee to neighboring countries to escape persecution by the pro-Christian militia, which has left at least 2,000 dead. “We are horrified by these killings in the Central African Republic,” said Sheikh Saliou Mbacke, coordinator of Inter-Faith Action for Peace in Africa. “We appeal to both groups to cease the attacks and live side by side as they have done for many years.”

Read at Religion News Service