Exclusive - U.N. memo casts doubt on some Central African sex abuse accusations



A draft United Nations memo seen by Reuters suggests that dozens allegations of sexual abuse against U.N. peacekeepers in Central African Republic have been fabricated by people seeking financial payoffs.
The revelations put the spotlight back on how the world body deals with abuse cases. In December an independent review panel criticised the United Nations for mishandling allegations of child sexual abuse by international peacekeepers, who were not under U.N. command, in Central African Republic.
The 12,000-strong U.N. peacekeeping force there, known as MINUSCA, has been dogged by... read more

 
11 October 2016 in World News, Views: 36
Source: Reuters
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