NAGs Convention of Patriots for Justice and Peace (CPJP)

Convention of Patriots for Justice and Peace (CPJP)

Year Formed: 2009
Year Terminated: 2011

Target States:
Central African Republic

Ideational Characteristics:

Toppling an Existing Leadership

External Supporters:


Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 445

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1937


___ 2009. “Chad arrests ex-Central African minister over "subversive intentions"”. BBC Monitoring Africa. (June 4, 2009). (Accessed at

___ 2009. “Chad confirms ex-CAR minister to be tried on destabilization charges”. BBC Monitoring Africa. (June 5, 2009). (Accessed at

___ 2010. “CAR rebels accuse Chadian troops of kidnapping leader”. BBC Monitoring Africa. (February 5, 2010). (Accessed at

___ 2010. “Chad army repels rebels in CAR border town”. defenceWeb: provided by Reuters. (December 2, 2010). (Accessed at

___ 2011. “CAR army kills 7 in rebel ambush, vote tensions rise”. defenceWeb: provided by Reuters. (February 14, 2011). (Accessed at

___ 2011. “Fighting over CAR diamonds kills at least 21”. defenceWeb: provided by Reuters. (September 20, 2011). (Accessed at

___ 2013. “CAR's Seleka rebel faction reportedly attacks village at border with Chad”. BBC Monitoring Africa. (March 3, 2013). (Accessed at

___ 2013. “French president urges CAR rebel coalition to respect Libreville peace deal”. BBC Monitoring Africa. (March 26, 2013). (Accessed at

___ 2013. “Profile of Central African Republic rebel coalition fighting to topple Bozize”. BBC Monitoring Africa. (January 1, 2013). (Accessed at

___ 2014. “World Brief?ng; Central African Republic; Militant group's leader reinstated”. Los Angeles Times. (July 14, 2014). (Accessed at

Harbom, Lotta, Peter Wallensteen?. 2010. “Armed Conflicts, 1946-2009?”. Journal of Peace Research 47(4): 501-509.

Poole, Oliver. 2012. “Child soldiers just want to live”. The Independent. (December 14, 2012). (Accessed at

Poole, Oliver. 2013. “Children of war given hope for a prosperous future; Unicef's rehabilitation programme helps them find their financial feet, Oliver Poole discovers how”. The Independent. (January 4, 2013). (Accessed at

Smith, David. 2013. “Unspeakable horrors in a country on the verge of genocide”. The Guardian. (November 22, 2013).

Vallely, Paul, Oliver Poole. 2012. “A Childhood Violated; The Central African Republic is home to a number of rebel groups that use child soldiers - with devastating consequences”. The Independent. (December 10, 2012). (Accessed at

Zavis, Alexandra. 2014. “Pawns of war;  Central African Republic's former child soldiers struggle to adapt”. Los Angeles Times. (May 11, 2014). (Accessed at