Thursday, 7 May 2015

Update: UN Appeals Tribunal rules on suspension of whistleblower in CAR scandal

On Tuesday 5 May the UN Appeals Tribunal handed down its decision concerning the individual under investigation for leaking a confidential report detailing allegations of serious sexual assault against children by members of the peace mission in Central Africa Republic. The Tribunal ruled that the decision to suspend Anders Kompass on administrative leave was unlawful according to the UN's internal rules.

The judgement of the UN Appeals Tribunal can be found here.

In related news, French prosecutors announced they have launched an investigation into the allegations against the French armed forces personnel.

/ Sally