Two soldiers have been killed and five others wounded after unidentified assailants mounted two attacks on United Nations peacekeeping forces in central Mali, according to the country's UN Stabilization Mission (MINUSMA).
Three United Nations soldiers were killed and two others wounded by an explosive device as they were escorting a convoy in northern Mali on Thursday, the peacekeeping mission in the West African nation said.
A new investigation has uncovered about 2,000 allegations of sexual misconduct against UN peacekeepers and personnel in the past 12 years as the international organization continues to “grapple” with sexual exploitation by members of its ranks.
A first group of soldiers facing sex abuse allegations in a scandal involving UN and French forces in the Central African Republic (CAR) has faced charges at a trial in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
The United Nations (UN) has urged the countries involved in a child sexual abuse scandal that unfolded in the Central African Republic (CAR), including France, to conduct a wide probe into the case and bring those responsible to justice.