A culture of impunity that arose during Sri Lanka's civil war has seeped into its peacekeeping missions.
investigators that over the next three years, from ages 12 to 15, she had sex with nearly 50 peacekeepers, including a "Commandant" who gave her 75 cents. In one particularly grim case in Haiti, a teenage boy said he was gang-raped in 2011 by Uruguayan peacekeepers who filmed the alleged assault on a cellphone. It was there that V01 met other victims, two girls referred to in the U. report as "V02" and "V03" and a young boy, "V08." The boy initially supported them by occasionally bringing food from his aunt, but they were often hungry. team interviewed her, told them she had sex with a Sri Lankan commander at least three times, describing him as overweight with a moustache and a gold ring on his middle finger.
trucks on the base next to the decaying resort, whose once-glamorous buildings were being overtaken by jungle. Without agreement for widespread reform and accountability from the U. Here in Haiti, at least 134 Sri Lankan peacekeepers exploited nine children in a sex ring from 2004 to 2007, according to an internal U. "Improving the assistance provided to victims, who are at the heart of our response, is fundamental." Khare also said the organization was working with member states to hold perpetrators to account. Ambassador Nikki Haley want a review of all missions. By 2004, the resort was a decrepit clutch of buildings, and several children, either orphaned or abandoned by their parents, were living in its ruins.
The government has consistently refused calls for independent investigations into its generation-long internal conflict, marked by widespread reports of rape camps, torture, mass killings and other alleged war crimes by its troops.
Despite those unresolved allegations, the UN has deployed thousands of peacekeepers from Sri Lanka.