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Vol 49 No 10

Published 9th May 2008


Under cover

The halting of United Nations' investigations into allegations of abuses by Indian and Pakistani peacekeepers in Congo-Kinshasa raises new questions about UN accountability and the legal responsibilities of troop contributing countries. BBC Africa Editor Martin Plaut uncovered key documents from the investigations into allegations against the peacekeepers. Many of the allegations have been extensively corroborated from sources within and outside the UN. Yet all but two of the investigations (which focused on the most minor offences) were halted precipitately.

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