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Posts Tagged ‘Peacekeepers’

A MINUSTAH Mission Evaluation: UN Peacekeeper Abuse

AP photo   By Ricardo Swire In March 2017 the United Nations Secretary-General advised MINUSTAH, the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti, that their numbers will be reduced from approximately five thousand personnel.

Child victims of peacekeeper sex abuse say UN never helped them

Sylvain Leichti/UN   By Code Blue Shocking new revelations about what happened to little boys sexually abused in the Central African Republic by peacekeepers, three years ago, were revealed in a Code Blue Campaign press conference.

South Sudan: Deliberate killings by govt troops as UN forces fail to protect civilians

Zohra Bensemra/Reuters   By Amnesty International South Sudanese government forces are responsible for deliberately killing civilians, raping women and girls and looting property in July in Juba, the country’s capital, human rights NGO Amnesty International said in a new report launched earlier this week.

Shocking new reports of peacekeeper sexual abuse in the Central African Republic

c. Stefano Rellandini Via Code Blue Sources have informed AIDS-Free World’s Code Blue campaign that the following information, based on newly received allegations of sexual abuse committed as recently as this week and as far back as 2013, is in the hands of the UN’s senior leadership:

UN adopts resolution to tackle sexual abuse by peacekeepers

By Darell Maurice The United Nations Security Council on Friday adopted their first ever resolution condemning sexual abuses by peacekeepers, a recurring and particularly acute problem in the Central African Republic and Democratic Republic of Congo.

UN condemns shooting of civilians at protection site in South Sudan

  By Peter Louis The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) condemned in the strongest possible terms the fatal shooting yesterday evening of an internally displaced person (IDP) inside the Mission’s protection-of-civilians site at its compound outside the city of Malakal.