UN Child Sex Ring Had Many Victims, but No Arrests for Peacekeepers

In this Aug. 15, 2016 photo, Janila Jean, 18, carries her daughter as she walks to her friend's house before an interview in Jacmel, Haiti. Jean said she was a 16-year-old virgin when a U.N. peacekeeper from Brazil lured her to the U.N. compound two years earlier with a smear of peanut butter on bread, then raped her at gunpoint and left her pregnant.

By Published on April 12, 2017

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  • ace

    Well-written! Tragic and devastating for the victims! This needs further exposure, but no surprise to those who have been aware of these issues since at least the 1980’s, if not before. The other issue is how women staffers have been treated and the infidelities among both sexes of staffers. The U.N. itself and peacekeeping troops are known to be a no-man’s land of corruption and abuse; a well-known “open secret”. Diplomatic corps (staff and dependents, not necessarily the diplomatic appointee) in all countries, including our own, are also known for corruption and sexcapades…

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