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The New York Times: No Charges in Sexual Abuse Case Involving French Peacekeepers

The New York Times: No Charges in Sexual Abuse Case Involving French Peacekeepers

January 6, 2017The New York Times reports on the decision by a panel of French judges, not to bring charges against French 'Sangaris' soldiers accused of having sexually abused children while on serving in a peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic.  In this article, reporter Benoît Morenne cites AIDS-Free World's role in publicly exposing the case in April 2015 and Code Blue's Paula Donovan comments on the dropped charges. (UN Photo / Martine Perret)

NYT: U.N. Sex Abuse Inquiry

NYT: U.N. Sex Abuse Inquiry

June 12, 2015: In a letter to the New York Times, a former senior United Nations official praised UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for his courage in instituting a commission of inquiry into the cover-up of sexual abuse of children by French troops in the Central African Republic, and gave thanks to AIDS-Free World for "single-mindedly pursu[ing] this case and the issue of sexual abuse in United Nations peacekeeping missions in Africa."