The Action Group of the Civil Society Organizations for the Defense of the Constitution of 30 March 2016 (G16) draws the attention of both Central Africans and the African and international community to the country’s dictatorial operation.
The new coalition of Central African civil society met on Friday 14 July to condemn the constitutional reform project by supporters of President Faustin-Archange Touadéra, which would allow him to run for a third term.
Together with Nadia Ben Mahfoud, from the African editorial office, Jean-François Akandji-Kombé, International Coordinator for the G16, is concerned about violations of the general freedoms of the Central African Republic and the intervention of the Rwandan President, and accuses Rwanda of wanting to fund the constitutional referendum .
“In the context of a Central African Republic that is in suspension, where we want to block everything and where we threaten with death those who dare to speak out against the revision of the Constitution, you will understand that we are no longer in a Free State. And we are Concerned about Rwanda and, in particular, its President, who has decided to address the Central African President’s cause in his commitment to revise the Constitution, he even proposes – we have this information from a reliable source – to fund the planned constitutional referendum. against the Central African people is unacceptable and unbearable, but just as we will not accept international interference, in the same way or even less, we can not accept it from a brother country – what should be a brother country, Rwanda – and who should be a brotherland people “.
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