Uruguay: UN Peacekeeping Troops Allegedly Raped Haitian Man

“A video claims to show UN peacekeeping troops from Uruguay raping a Haitian man (Reuters, BBC, Al Jazeera)”: Bloggings by boz describes the case as “another scandal for the UN, which has faced a number of exploitation scandals by peacekeepers over the years”. Latin American News Dispatch reports that Uruguay will “recall its commander and at least five officers from Haiti”.

Start the conversation

Authors, please log in »


  • All comments are reviewed by a moderator. Do not submit your comment more than once or it may be identified as spam.
  • Please treat others with respect. Comments containing hate speech, obscenity, and personal attacks will not be approved.

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Stay up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details. Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency

No thanks, show me the site