In 2007, a group of orphaned Haitian children identified 134 Sri Lankans who gave them food for sex in a child sex ring that went on for three years, an Associated Press investigation found.In that case, which was corroborated by UN investigators, the Sri Lankan military repatriated 114 of the peacekeepers, but none was ever jailed.Last month's Associated Press (AP) report on the estimated 2,000 allegations of sexual abuse and exploitation by peacekeepers and United Nations personnel around the world wasn't precisely breaking news.Allegations of serious misconduct directed by peacekeeping troops have dogged the UN for years.The Sri Lankan government promised to investigate and prosecute the guilty but it has not done so.
He didn’t interview the accuser or medical staff who examined her, but he cleared the peacekeeper – who remained in the Sri Lankan military.
It wasn’t the first time that Sri Lankan soldiers were accused of sexual abuse: In 2007, a group of Haitian children identified 134 Sri Lankan peacekeepers in a child sex ring that went on for three years, the AP reported in April.
In that case, the Sri Lankan military repatriated 114 of the peacekeepers, but none was ever jailed.
June 12, 2017: Cardiff: Pakistan huffed and puffed but managed to tame Sri Lanka on Monday at the Sophia Gardens in Cardiff en route to the semifinals of the ICC Champions Trophy.
Chasing a 237-run target to win the match, Pakistan were 7 down for 162 but skipper Sarfraz Ahmed and Mohammad Amir helped the team cross the finish line as Pakistan became the second team from Group B to qualify for the semis where they will take on hosts England for a place in the final.