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From the Globe and Mail:

Globe and Mail (Toronto) Friday, Aug. 03, 2012

Peacekeepers gone wild: How much more abuse will the UN ignore in Congo?

by Gerald Caplan
What do we do when those we entrust with our greatest hopes betray that trust? If the betrayers are United Nations peacekeepers, the answer seem to be nothing at all. There is distressing new evidence, most of it reported here for the first time, that foreign soldiers in the Democratic Republic of Congo can sexually and violently violate young girls with impunity so long as they wear that iconic blue beret or blue helmet.

 

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