As insecurity and violence continue in the Central African Republic, Tom Jackson discusses how the conflict and perception of it developed along religious lines when its foundations are in socio-economic tensions.
Kenyan security operations against al-Shabaab members and sympathisers within their borders are perceived by many Kenyan Muslims and Somali refugees as discriminatory against their communities and religious activities. If security measures are too oppressive, they risk inflaming the tensions they seek to destroy finds Tom Jackson.
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