UN Troops Accused of Sex Crimes Worldwide
Written By: Alex Newman | Posted: Wednesday, October 5th, 2011
Outrage is mounting around the world against United Nations "peace-keeping" soldiers as sex-crime allegations, ranging from charges of rape and exploitation in Haiti to wide-spread sexual abuse of children in the Ivory Coast, have exploded into the headlines this week.
One of the most alarming incidents in recent times - several Uruguayan troops serving under the UN in Haiti held down and gang raped a teenage boy - was documented on video and spread over the Internet. The crime sparked even more anti-UN protests in the poverty-stricken Caribbean nation.
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