ERIC Number: EJ525298
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
The Somalia Inquiry: What Does It Have to Do with Us? Focus on Human Rights.
Mock, Karen R.
Canadian Social Studies, v30 n2 p53-55 Win 1996
Explores the recent scandal concerning Canadian paratroopers' conduct during the United Nations relief and peacekeeping efforts. Three soldiers from an elite commando unit tortured and murdered an unarmed Somali teenager. Government investigation of this incident has focused on racist ideology, socialization of recruits, and chain-of-command responsibility. (MJP)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Canada; Somalia