May 25, 2007

But They Meant Well

BBC News - "UN Troops traded gold for guns":

Pakistani UN peacekeeping troops have traded in gold and sold weapons to Congolese militia groups they were meant to disarm, the BBC has learnt.

These militia groups were guilty of some of the worst human rights abuses during the Democratic Republic of Congo's long civil war.

Posted by dan at May 25, 2007 12:15 AM