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Panel: UN's Response to Peacekeeper Abuses in CAR 'Seriously Flawed'

An independent review panel has found that the way the United Nations handled allegations of sexual abuse by peacekeepers in the Central African Republic was “seriously flawed” and a “gross institutional failure.” The three-member panel, headed by Canadian Judge Marie Deschamps, handed over its more than 100-page report Thursday to U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, who made it public. “While I may not agree with every assertion in the report, I accept its broad findings,” Ban said in...

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