Angry riots in Central African Republic

Amnesty International's media director Susanna Flood is tweeting information from Amnesty researchers on the ground in Central African Republic.

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Angry mobs rioting round mosque in Fouh, Bangui. Shouting Djotodie must go and Death to Muslims. #CARcrisis. Increasing tension in city.

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$60m US defence aid to Central African Republic

The US has announced it will provide $60 million in defence aid to the Central African Republic. It already pledged to help transport French troops deployed to the former French colony amid ongoing violence between Muslim and Christian communities.