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New claims of child sex abuse by peacekeepers in Central African Republic

By: Shona BHATTACHARYYA | Phoebe LANZER WOOD

In this edition: More child sex abuse cases by European troops in Central African Republic emerge, Amnesty International reveals satellite images showing possible mass graves in Burundi, and the trial of former Ivorian leader Laurent Gbagbo enters its second day.

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Fresh allegations of abuse by peacekeepers in the Central African Republic have emerged. UN officials say a second group of minors were sexually violated by European and French troops.

Meanwhile, Amnesty International says it's detected five mass graves outside the Burundian capital Bujumbura. They're believed to be filled with victims from a December raid by government forces.

And the trial of former Ivorian leader Laurent Gbagbo enters its second day. Gbagbo and his former youth militia leader Charles Blé Goudé face four charges of crimes against humanity.

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