Fresh allegations of peacekeeper sexual abuse in CAR

January 5, 2016: MINUSCA, the UN's peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic, issued a press statement announcing new allegations of sexual abuse of four girls by UN peacekeepers. At the noon briefing, UN Spokesperson Stéphane Dujarric said that "more than one" Troop Contributing Country had officially been informed.

Media summary:


by Carole Landry
January 5, 2016
New sex abuse claims against peacekeepers in C. Africa

Associated Press
By Cara Anna
January 5, 2016
UN investigates allegations peacekeepers abused 4 Central African Republic girls

The Guardian
January 5, 2016
UN peacekeepers in Central African Republic face fresh abuse claims

by Louis Charbonneau
January 5, 2016
Fresh sex abuse charges against U.N. forces in Central Africa

January 6, 2016
RCA: de nouvelles accusations d'abus sexuels contre la Minusca (in French)

UN News Centre
January 5, 2016
Fresh allegations of sexual abuse made against UN peacekeepers in Central African Republic