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Britain, France, Us Seek Action Over Un Failings In Darfur - Yahoo News

Representatives from the three countries met with Deputy Secretary General Jan Eliasson this week to make the case that UNAMID officials should answer for the failings of the mission. "We believe there are senior people in the mission who ought to be held accountable," a senior western diplomat said. "We were disappointed by the report," said another diplomat. "The credibility of this mission is at stake. We find the recommendations a bit light." View gallery A handout picture taken on July 1, 2014 and http://russellvjoq.blogs.experienceproject.com released by UNAMID on July 2, 2014, shows a peacekeeper The review found that UNAMID officials withheld details about http://calebmadi.newsvine.com attacks in their reports to UN headquarters and maintained silence in their dealings with the press. The 13,000-strong UNAMID force is tasked with protecting civilians and securing humanitarian aid in the western region of Sudan, where more than two million people have been displaced by 11 years of conflict. - Why such poor decisions? - Former UNAMID spokesperson Aicha Elbasri, who exposed the alleged coverup, appealed for accountability in a six-page document sent to the UN Security Council.
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