Religious tensions behind the CAR violence

Genocide fears

What lies behind the Christian-Muslim tensions in the Central African Republic? Is it a fight over religious doctrine and power or something more atavistic?

On this edition of the Religion and Ethics Report, Andrew West speaks to Dr Noah Bassil, an Africa specialist in the Department of Modern History, Politics and International Relations at Macquarie University, about the former French colony - which has treasures above and beneath the land -- rich farming soil in parts, and deposits of gold, diamonds and copper.

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