Independent panel blasts U.N. for inaction and cover-up in sex abuse cases | Fox News

The United Nations is guilty of patterns of indifference, inaction, buck-passing and deliberate cover-up in its investigation of sex crimes against young children by non-U.N. peacekeepers in the Central African Republic (CAR), according to an independent panel of jurists and human rights experts.

The long-awaited, 143-page report of the three-member panel, appointed by the U.N. and chaired by former Canadian Supreme Court Justice Marie Deschamps, cited repeated examples of  U.N. inaction, go-slow investigation, suppression of  information and bureaucratic roadblocks erected against investigations by French authorities trying to probe the abuse.

The panelists declared that “the failure to take preventative steps and to intervene to stop the abuses exposed the children (and potentially other victims) to repeated assaults of the most egregious nature.”

Source: Independent panel blasts U.N. for inaction and cover-up in sex abuse cases | Fox News

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