04 Sep '11, 10pm

UN soldiers commit sexual assault in Haiti: WASHINGTON - Video footage has surfaced that allegedly shows ... #Haiti

WASHINGTON - Video footage has surfaced that allegedly shows United Nations peacekeeping soldiers raping a Haitian teenager, according to a report by The Guardian. The disturbing video shows four men, identified as Uruguayan troops from the UN mission in Haiti (Minustah), seemingly in the act of raping an 18-year-old Haitian youth. Two have the victim pinned down on a mattress with his hands twisted high up his back so that he cannot move. In the video, there can be heard a constant chorus of laughter from the alleged perpetrators. ABC News reported that a Uruguayan navy lieutenant, Mr Nicolas Casariego, has confirmed the authenticity of the video. UN forces have been accused of abuses in the past, The Guardian reported. in December 2007 when more than 100 UN soldiers from Sri Lanka were deported under charges of sexual abuse of under-age girls. In 2005, UN troops went on ...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/World/EDC110905-0000217/UN-sol...

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asiaone.com 03 Sep '11, 5am

PORT-AU-PRINCE - Haitian officials have opened an investigation into four Uruguayan UN peacekeepers in the sexual assault ...