UN Troops in C.A.R. Face New Sexual Abuse Allegations

BANGUI—U.N. peacekeepers in the Central African Republic are facing new allegations of sexual abuse. The accusations include the rape of four young girls in the capital, Bangui. Such allegations have been a recurring problem for the U.N. mission in the Central African Republic.

U.N. peacekeepers and international troops in the Central African Republic are again being accused of sexual abuse and misconduct.

In the latest case, troops are accused of raping, sexually exploiting and engaging in transactional sex with four young girls, some of them living in a camp for displaced people in the capital, Bangui, according to media reports. The victims, all minors, have received medical treatment and are in the care of UNICEF and NGOs. READ MORE OF THIS STORY ON VOA NEWS ONLINE

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