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France Criticized for Slow CAR Sex Abuse Probe

A United Nations watchdog committee is criticizing France for being too slow in investigating allegations of sexual abuse of children by French soldiers in the Central African Republic. France started an investigation into the sexual abuse scandal nearly one year ago.  Fourteen French soldiers who were on duty in the CAR reportedly are charged with demanding sexual favors of young boys in return for food.   U.N. Human Rights Committee chair Fabian Salvioli told VOA that...

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