Martelly: Probe Peacekeeper Allegations

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - September 6, 2011

Above: a peacekeeper in Haiti in 2010 (UN Photo/Marco Dormino)

Haitian President Michel Martelly has called for a probe of an apparent sexual assault of a young man by UN peacekeepers from Uruguay. That country has already dismissed six of its troops, including five soldiers. The alleged ncident was captured in a mobile phone video. A preliminary UN probe found no evidence for the allegations. [Voice of America]

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