Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Rape Isn't a Big Deal to the UN

You can tell by the way they support rapists in the Congo, and the treatment given "peacekeepers" who are accused. Inner City Press: Investigative Reporting from the United Nations
February 9 -- The UN on February 9 bragged about its work against Sexual Violence in Conflict, introducing Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's new Special Representative on the topic, Margot Wallstrom.

But when asked why the UN's Mission in the Congo MONUC works with Army united accused of mass rape by the UN's own Special Rapporteur Philip Alston, and why the UN never disclosed any discipline for Sri Lankan peacekeepers sent home from Haiti after being accused of sexual abuse, the UN had no answers. Video here, from Minute 16:23.
If you have the stomach, go read the details. (I haven't looked at the video, because it seems to be just another useless nitwits press conference.

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