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Experts Slam Double Standards in UN ‘List of Shame’

By Human Rights Watch
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The United Nations secretary-general has come under fire repeatedly in recent years for letting national armed forces and non-state armed groups off the hook for grave violations against children in war. Now, a group of experts has released a new, damning analysis of his annual “list of shame,” finding dozens of omissions and discrepancies over the past decade.  These experts include Lt.-Gen. (Ret.) Roméo Dallaire, the former UN force commander during Rwanda’s genocide; Yanghee Lee, former chair of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child; Benyam Dawit Mezmur, a child rights expert; and Allan…


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