Stop protecting peacekeepers who rape, Ban Ki-moon tells UN member states
June 28, 2017
17th September 2015 UK Guardian Newspaper Interview with the United Nations Secretary General: he urges countries to investigate and prosecute soldiers accused of sexual violence See: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/sep/17/stop-protecting-peacekeepers-who-rape-ban-ki-moon-tells-un-member-states
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