In this Aug. 28, 2014 photo, Saidou Bouba, stands for a photo in Boda, Central African Republic. Bouba, a Muslim, was attacked by the Anti Balaka, his entire family was wiped out and he received several machete wounds but survived. As U.N. peacekeepers prepare to go into the Central African Republic to take over a regional mission, the death toll since fighting between Muslims and Christians started in December underscores how the aid is coming too late for thousands of victims.

Christian Militias In The CAR Give Muslims A Choice: Convert Or Die

As the world continues to focus on the menace posed by ISIS, Muslims are dying and losing their cultural identity in the Central African Republic.