Rwanda: July 21, 2005


Two Ethiopian soldiers assigned to assigned to ONUB (United Nations Operation in Burundi) have been "repatriated" to Ethiopia. The soldiers violated the UN military forces' sexual misconduct rules-- in place after investigation revealed extensive sexual abuse and exploitation by UN soldiers serving in the Congo. Ethiopia is responsible for discipline. ONUB is a UN Chapter VII peacekeeping mission, established by UNSCR 1545 in May 2004. The peacekeepers support the Arusha Agreement (peace agreement which led to the Hutu rebel FDD ending its insurgency).




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