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UN peacekeeping force in Western Sahara must monitor human rights

Headline Title:  UN peacekeeping force in Western Sahara must monitor human rights 11 April 2014  The UN Security Council must expand the mandate of its peacekeeping force in Western Sahara to include sustained human rights monitoring, said Amnesty International, amid clampdowns on peaceful protests and reports of activists tortured in custody during the past year.  In a report to the Security Council yesterday UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called for independent, impartial and sustained human rights monitoring in the territory and Sahrawi refugee camps in southern…

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