Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

How Can Peacekeeper Impunity for Assault Be Ended?

IJDH Executive Director Brian Concannon and AIDS-Free World co-Director Paula Donovan discuss the allegations of sexual abuse by United Nations peacekeepers in Haiti and other countries around the world. Often, victims feel safer not reporting abuse because the perpetrators are rarely punished. Concannon and Donovan suggest some ways to end this culture of impunity. Part of the interview transcript is below. Click HERE for the video and full transcript. UN Peacekeepers in Haiti Force Girls to Trade Sex for Food, Medicine The Real News Network June 11, 2015 JESSICA DESVARIEUX, PRODUCER, TRNN: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Jessica Desvarieux in Baltimore.A report conducted by the UN Office of Internal Oversight Services reveals that since 2004 UN peacekeepers in Haiti sexually abused more than 225 women and girls in exchange for food and medicine. But now that we know it happened and is […]

U.S. Military Enforces Attacks on Haitian Unions

The Real News Didier Dominique speaks about the US military helping to repress organizing of textile worker’s unions in Haiti and issues of food aid and food sovereignty. Part 1: [stream provider=youtube flv=http%3A//www.youtube.com/watch%3Fv%3DgcL_ECKijhs embed=false share=false width=400 height=224 dock=true controlbar=over bandwidth=med autostart=false /] Part 2: [stream provider=youtube flv=http%3A//www.youtube.com/watch%3Fv%3De-HyhxbaB9o%26feature%3Drelated embed=false share=false width=400 height=224 dock=true controlbar=over bandwidth=med autostart=false /] Part 3: [stream provider=youtube flv=http%3A//www.youtube.com/watch%3Fv%3DCYCyDf2iIps%26feature%3Drelated embed=false share=false width=400 height=224 dock=true controlbar=over bandwidth=med autostart=false /] Click HERE to see the Original Video

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