CAR will take legal actions against French soldiers


The sexual abuse of the children by the fourteen French soldiers took place at a centre for displaced people near the airport of the Central African capital Bangui between December 2013 and June 2014.

Soldiers of the French army sexually abused children in exchange for food

The Central African Republic (CAR) will take legal actions against the French soldiers who are accused of sexually abusing children in exchange for food, taking advantage of the widespread hunger in a refugee camp.

CAR’s Justice Minister Aristide Sokambi said on Wednesday that “legal action will be pursued... These are still very serious acts.” The Minister stressed that the trial is not against France as a nation but against the individual soldiers. Sokambi also expressed his regret as the n...

This story is part of New Europe's Premium content.

To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In from the ↑ Top of the Page ↑
new europe join now