ABIDJAN (Reuters) - A French soldier deployed to Central African Republic has been accused of sexually abusing a teenage girl in the latest in a series of misconduct allegations against peacekeeping forces there, the United Nations' top human rights official said.
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Sudanese poachers have been taking advantage of the chaos in conflict-torn Central African Republic and are killing elephants for their ivory and other wild animals, an expert panel that monitors U.N. sanctions said in a confidential report seen by Reuters.
BANGUI (Reuters) - A militia in the Central African Republic released 163 enslaved children on Friday, partly fulfilling a pledge made as part of a U.N.-brokered deal, a U.N. agency said.
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Call for increased measures comes amid multiple reports of rape and sexual abuse by U.N. peacekeepers in the Central African Republic
Since the United Nations established a peacekeeping force in the strife-torn Central African Republic last year, civilians in that country have lodged at least 13 complaints of sexual abuse against peacekeepers. Just last week, three U.N. soldiers were accused of raping two women and a child. Earlier...
The UN mission in the Central African Republic has been hit by 13 cases of alleged sexual abuse by its peacekeepers, including nine that involve underage victims as young as 11, an official said Thursday. “The sharp rise in cases reported in the last three months is of concern,” said...
KINSHASA (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo will investigate three of its soldiers accused of rape while serving in the U.N. peacekeeping mission in neighboring Central African Republic, the justice minister said on Thursday.
United Nations peacekeepers affiliated with the Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic, or Minusca, have been accused of rape, officials said Wednesday. U.N. spokeswoman Vannina Maestracci said the alleged events involved three young women, one of whom is...
Less than a week after the head of the UN's mission in the Central African Republic was booted amid accusations of peacekeeper sexual abuse, the UN has announced new allegations involving the rape of three young women, one of whom was a minor. Show More Summary
The resignation of Babacar Gaye as the UN Chief of Mission in the Central African Republic (CAR) following reports of another rape involving peacekeepers there is a telling response on the part of the Secretary General. As news of aShow More Summary
National Geographic reporter Bryan Christy commissioned two fake elephant tusks embedded with GPS, then planted them to track ivory smuggling routes from the Central African Republic into Sudan. Read the rest
Compared to its larger Central African neighbor, the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Republic of Congo has not been widely documented. Alex Majoli and Paolo Pellegrin provide plenty of visual records in their book, Congo, which Aperture...Show More Summary
So yesterday, sexual exploitation and abuse among United Nations peacekeepers and other troops in the Central African Republic (CAR) occasioned another UN resignation. Babacar Gaye, the Secretary General's Special Representative to the CAR, resigned after Ban Ki-Moon asked him to step down. Show More Summary
United Nations secretary general Ban Ki-moon announced yesterday that his top official in the Central African Republic, former Senegalese Army general Babacar Gaye, had resigned at his request. The statement comes after repeated allegations of sexual abuse against civilians, including children, and against U.N. peacekeepers in the region. Most recently,... More »
The UN Secretary General has dismissed the head of the agency’s peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic in the wake of numerous sex abuse allegations against peacekeeping troops.
"Enough is enough," U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon says, accepting Babacar Gaye's resignation after peacekeepers were accused of raping a girl and killing two people in the Central African Republic.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has removed the head of the UN's peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) a day after allegations emerged of yet another sexual abuse scandal among its peacekeepers involving children. Show More Summary
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The head of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic has resigned after a fresh round of allegations of sexual abuse and excessive use of force by peacekeepers, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Wednesday.
UN chief in Central African Republic quits after a series of sexual and other misconduct allegations.