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U.N. report: International peacekeepers in Central African Republic implicated in the alleged abuse of children between December 2013 and June 2014


**  The U.N. has come under fire for its handling of the allegations

**  The implicated peacekeepers were not under United Nations command at the time

**  The three-member review panel harshly criticized the way the U.N. and its agencies dealt with the alleged abuse, calling it “seriously flawed” and a “gross institutional failure.”

**  3 senior U.N. officials had abused their authority by failing to take action.

Date: 02/15/2012 Description: Map of the Central African Republic © CIA World Factbook

The United Nations General Assembly’s human rights committee on Thursday adopted a resolution condemning North Korea’s bleak human rights situation and encouraging the Security Council to refer the North to the International Criminal Court.

NY Times

Korea and the Yellow Sea



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