Africa, Central African Republic, Bangui. Pk5 (the five refers to the distance in kilometres from the centre), is the name of the neighbourhood in Bangui in which the capital’s Muslim community has taken refuge. Today some 2000 Muslims live in what has become a ghetto, a sort of open-air prison. Anyone who attempts to venture out becomes an easy target for the Anti-Balaka militia groups. Friday prayers in the Mosque of Atic; one of the 5 remaining out of the 29 that once existed in Pk5. 30th January 2015©Marco Gualazzini
Consequence- Central African Republic: two years on from the outbreak of the crisis

Africa, Central African Republic, Bangui. Pk5 (the five refers to the distance in kilometres from the centre), is the name of the neighbourhood in Bangui in which the capital’s Muslim community has taken refuge. Today some 2000 Muslims live in what has become a ghetto, a sort of open-air prison. Anyone who attempts to venture out becomes an easy target for the Anti-Balaka militia groups. Friday prayers in the Mosque of Atic; one of the 5 remaining out of the 29 that once existed in Pk5. 30th January 2015

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