Britain, France, US seek action over UN failings in Darfur

A handout picture taken on July 1, 2014 and released by UNAMID on July 2, 2014, shows UNAMID troops deployed in Khor Abeche, South Darfur, conducting a routine patrolBritain, France and the United States are demanding that action be taken against senior officials from the UN mission in Sudan’s Darfur who failed to report crimes by Sudanese forces, diplomats said Wednesday. An internal UN probe of allegations that the UN-African Union UNAMID mission in Darfur was covering up crimes by Sudanese forces against civilians found that there was an under-reporting of crimes.

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