Kristen and Wawa Chege, MCC Advocacy Coordinators in Haiti, blog about the need for accountability among United Nations peacekeeping troops in Haiti, and how we can aid this process.
The current case of UN peacekeeping soldiers, charged with the sexual assault of a young Haitian, raises issues of accountability and effectiveness in the United Nations Stabilizing Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH). Each year, the mandate of the MINUSTAH mission is renewed in mid-October…. Join in efforts for better accountability among the peace-keeping troops, and call on your ambassador to the U.N. to insist on better investigations of human rights abuses by MINUSTAH.
Read the full article: “Haiti: United Nations Peace-keepers Held Accountable for Abuses“.