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Tainted UN Peacekeepers: Reportage from the Ground

Image from www.un.org

Image from www.un.org

By Mandira Sharma and Ingrid Massage, Advocacy Forum-Nepal, and Suhas Chakma, Ben Schonveld, and Kathryn Johnson, Asian Centre for Human Rights

Can the UN allow its staff to violate human rights?

The United Nations (UN) employs one of the largest armies in the world. Currently, it has more than 97,000 uniformed personnel (military and police) coming from over 110 countries and the number has been steadily growing. Continue Reading →