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Foreign Troops in CAR Accused of Sex Abuse

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights said Friday he is "extremely alarmed' about the allegations that continue to surface in the Central African Republic (C.A.R.) about the sexual exploitation and abuse of minors by members of foreign military forces. Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said in a statement most of the alleged crimes took place in 2014, "but only came to light in recent weeks." A joint U.N. team in the C.A.R. recently interviewed four girls who...

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