UN sued over Haiti cholera epidemic

October 9, 2013   // 0 Comments

BBCNews Lawyers representing victims of a cholera epidemic in Haiti have filed a lawsuit against the United Nations at a court in New York. They say UN peacekeepers introduced cholera to Haiti in 2010. The disease killed more than 8,000 people and made hundreds of thousands sick. The lawyers are demanding compensation of $100,000 (£62,000) for every person who died and $50,000 for each of those ...

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