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  • "I don't know if I would characterize it as ethnic cleansing but clearly the situation which wasn't entirely along religious lines initially increasingly has become very much so," he said.

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  • "Particularly worrying is the climate of complete impunity in the country, illustrated most glaringly by public statements from anti-Balaka elements claiming responsibility for the crimes and murders they have committed," he said. "Such brazen admissions are furthering the culture of impunity and encouraging more people to resort to violence."

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