[JURIST] The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) on Friday stated it is "increasingly worried" [press release] for the safety of civilians in the Central African Republic (CAR). UNHCR reported that during a visit to CAR last week, they witnessed virtual lawlessness in the CAR, discovering several villages burned to the ground and deserted. The UNHCR reported that local inhabitants described physical assaults, extortion, looting, arbitrary arrests and torture. The CAR has experienced significant violence since the Seleka rebel coalition [WorldWideConflict profile]...

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