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An investigation into sex abuse by United Nations peacekeepers in the world’s conflict zones. Award-winning correspondent Ramita Navai traces allegations from Congo to the Central African Republic, with firsthand accounts from survivors, witnesses and officials.
Nearly 8,000 people have died horrible, painful deaths since a cholera epidemic swept through Haiti after a major earthquake in 2010. Over half a million others have been infected, and containment is nowhere in sight with dozens dying each week. A growing body of scientific evidence shows that United Nations peacekeepers brought the disease into the country.
Dateline NBC reports "An investigation of atrocities committed around the world by United Nations peacekeepers against civilians they are supposed to protect. We obtained actual 'trophy photos' of torture sessions which were taken by UN soldiers themselves as souvenirs.... we also documented the systemic failures that led to these atrocities -- lax screening, training and punishment of peacekeepers by the UN."