Rights Groups Warn of ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ In CAR

Human rights groups say a wave of “ethnic cleansing” has taken hold in the Central African Republic, where Muslims are fleeing their homes and neighborhoods to escape attacks by Christian and allied militia groups.

Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch both issued calls on Tuesday for French and African peacekeepers in the C.A.R. to protect Muslims from further attack.

Human Rights Watch emergencies director Peter Bouckaert just returned from a three-week stay in the…