Send U.N. Peace Keeping Troops NOW to Protect the People of C.A.R.
  • Petitioning Mr. Ban Ki-moon

This petition will be delivered to:

United Nations Secretary General
Mr. Ban Ki-moon
United Nations Security Council President
Ms. María Cristina Perceval
Under Secretary General of the UN for Peacekeeping Operations
Hervé Ladsous

Send U.N. Peace Keeping Troops NOW to Protect the People of C.A.R.

    1. Petition by

      The Central African Diaspora

HUMANITARIAN CRISIS IN THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC
This is a human cry for help.
The people of the Central African Republic are under attack. Their rebel-led military-imposed government is incapable of protecting them. We appeal to the international community of the United Nations to do more than speak to peace, but to dedicate the necessary resources and troops to establish security immediately and protect the children, women, and men living in the Central African Republic from further attacks.
We are concerned world citizens, friends, Central African refugees, and fellow humans. Our friends and family members inside the Central African Republic are enduring atrocities at the hands of the rebels. Thousands of children have been kidnapped, raped, tortured, and forced into armed service. We will not forget the peaceful civilians who have no protection and who suffer. We demand action NOW.
The armies of Chad, Sudan, and Uganda must leave the Central African Republic immediately. The Central African army has been disarmed, leaving the people unprotected from foreign troops and rebel forces. We ask both the United Nations and the African Union to deploy peacekeeping troops to the country immediately, in numbers sufficient to restore protection to civilians; and to engage the Security Council of the United Nations to provide sufficient resources to restore and sustain peace inside the country.
This petition was written by a group of Central African Refugees who were forced from their homes and now live in the United States. We invite all friends and concerned supporters to join us in this petition.

Recent signatures

    News

    1. New Interim President - The Violence and Revenge Killings Continue

      The former mayor of Bangui has been appointed President by the transitional congress. She asks for increased foreign troops to help stop the violence. United Nations must deploy peacekeepers.
      http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/new-woman-president-central-african-republic-roils-article-1.1588061

    2. President Obama Joins Call for Peace in C.A.R. With Radio Address

      President Obama joins the call for peace and reconciliation in this radio address to the people of the Central African Republic on Tuesday.
      Le President des Etats Unis s'adresse aux Centrafricaines le Mardi, demandant la paix, le calme, et la reconciliation.
      http://m.whitehouse.gov/blog/2013/12/09/president-obama-s-message-people-central-african-republic

    3. President Obama Joins Call for Peace in C.A.R. with Radio Address To People

      President Obama joins the call for peace and reconciliation in this radio address to the people of the Central African Republic on Tuesday.
      Le President des Etats Unis s'adresse aux Centrafricaines le Mardi, demandant la paix, le calme, et la reconciliation. http://m.whitehouse.gov/blog/2013/12/09/president-obama-s-message-people-central-african-republic

    4. Reached 1,000 signatures
    5. U.N. Secretary General Calls for 9,000 troops to be deployed to C.A.R.

      The UN Security Council must vote on this recommendation. We are sending additional copies of this petition and your signatures to every member of the Security Council today. Thank you for your support and your prayers!
      Le Conseil de Sécurité des Nations Unies doit voter sur cette recommandation. Nous envoyons des copies de la pétition et de vos signatures de tous les membres du Conseil de Sécurité aujourd'hui. Je vous remercie pour votre soutien et vos prières!

      http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindianocean/centralafricanrepublic/10463083/Urgent-call-for-UN-troops-to-prevent-genocide-in-Central-African-Republic.html

    6. Reached 750 signatures
    7. U.N. Action Needed NOW to send Thousands of Troops to Stop the Violence!

      The UN has approved 250 troops to protect UN workers. The Security Council must ACT NOW to send thousands of troops to support the African Union's Peacekeepers and protect innocent civilians. The populations is fighting back with machetes and sticks. It is inhuman to leave them to fend off the brutality of the armed Seleka rebels. They have no food. We must collectively act NOW to save the people.
      http://thinkafricapress.com/central-african-republic/fanning-flames-war-car-seleka?no_redirect=true

    8. First Victory - UN Security Council Resolution 2121 UNANIMOUSLY Adopted

      Thank you for being a voice for the people of Central African Republic. We have our first victory, ad the UN Security Council agrees that action must be taken in C.A.R. But we are not done yet! We need to see troops on the ground without delay. Please share this petition with your networks and help us get more signatures to make a second delivery to the UN.
      http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2013/sc11144.doc.htm

    9. The proposal is on the table at the United Nations Security Council!

      If you tweet, you can send a note @LaurentFabius @AmbassadorPower @USUN #CAR #RCA #UNSCINAFRICA SEND UN PEACEKEEPERS TO THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC TO PROTECT CIVILIANS NOW

      http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/10/08/us-centralafrica-crisis-un-idUSBRE99714G20131008

    10. Human Rights Watch Releases Report on Attrocities in C.A.R.

      http://www.hrw.org/reports/2013/09/18/i-can-still-smell-dead
      For friends of C.A.R. and concerned humanitarians everywhere who want more information, Human Rights Watch has released a new report on the killings and continued crisis in Central African Republic. Thanks to the workers at HRW who serve as witness to these horrific crimes. It is very difficult reading. It calls for the violence to stop, and for specific actions to be taken by the United Nations, which meets next week in General Assembly. We need as many signatures as possible on our petition before we print and mail it to the UN on Monday morning. Thank you for promoting this petition with your friends and families. https://www.change.org/petitions/united-nations-ban-ki-moon-maría-cristina-perceval-hervé-ladsous-send-u-n-peace-keeping-troops-now-to-protect-the-people-of-c-a-r

    11. It is time for our first delivery of signatures to the UN!

      As the United Nations opens its general assembly meeting, action in the Central African Republic will be debated. It is time to send our petition to the UN - we need as many signatures as possible in the next 4 days. We can continue to collect signatures afterwards, but we want our first statement to be as strong as possible. Please prompt your friends and networks to respond in the next four days. Thank you for caring about the people of C.A.R..

      http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=45874&Cr=general+assembly&Cr1

    12. Reached 250 signatures
    13. Reached 200 signatures
    14. Reached 100 signatures

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    Reasons for signing

      • 4 months ago

      I know the country and I have friends overthere.

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    • Richard Carmichael LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM
      • 5 months ago

      Why is the UN sitting on there hands yet AGAIN while people are being slaughtered? Why are the French the only ones doing what is obviously required?

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    • Donald Gutentag GRAND JUNCTION, CO
      • 5 months ago

      I care for my fellow humans, at least to sign my name.

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    • rebecca mashburn GRAND JUNCTION, CO
      • 5 months ago

      This crisis is approaching a genocide

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    • Ingrid Nilsson ÖREBRO, SWEDEN
      • 5 months ago

      Har arbetat i CAR, känner flera, är oerhört oroad

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