The United Nations Assistance Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) today announced that one of its peacekeepers was fatally injured on Friday after he was shot in the head when his armoured vehicle came under attack in troubled Cité Soleil.
With a preliminary report indicating that United Nations peacekeepers used excessive force during incidents earlier this year in Haiti’s capital, the UN Stabilization Mission in the country (MINUSTAH) has empanelled a disciplinary commission of inquiry to investigate further.
The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Haiti has welcomed the official new dates set by the Caribbean country’s Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) for elections, saying informal proposals for previous dates had failed to take into account the technical requirements.
More than 30 representatives of political parties, including a dozen women, took part today in a pre-electoral seminar organized by the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) aimed at fostering a frank exchange of views.
Continuing their anti-gang operations in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince, United Nations peacekeepers launched another raid in the Cité Militaire area yesterday after intense firing during the night sowed panic among residents.
In their latest anti-gang operation in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince, 200 United Nations peacekeepers waged an eight-hour gun battle yesterday with heavily armed men who attacked them when they were checking a barricade under construction, killing four of the assailants.
United Nations peacekeepers in Haiti carried out several search and security operations over the weekend against gang members in various districts of the capital, Port-au-Prince, and its surroundings, the UN mission there has reported.