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AFP: Congo to withdraw UN peacekeepers accused of misconduct

AFP: Congo to withdraw UN peacekeepers accused of misconduct

June 19, 2017: More than 600 troops from Congo Republic serving as UN peacekeepers in the Central African Republic will be returning home following allegations of sex abuse and other misconduct, following an open letter and a leaked 66-page report made public by the Code Blue Campaign earlier this month. (UN Photo/Nektarios Markogiannis)

AFP: UN commander in C. Africa wants Congo peacekeepers to leave

AFP: UN commander in C. Africa wants Congo peacekeepers to leave

June 6, 2017: The UN force commander in the Central African Republic is calling for hundreds of peacekeepers from Congo Republic to be sent home for sexual abuse, fuel trafficking and poor discipline, according to a confidential memo released Tuesday by the Code Blue Campaign. (UN Photo / Manuel Elias)