The United Nations Immunity Regime: Seeking a Balance Between Unfettered Protection and Accountability
Citation: 104 Geo L.J. 725 (2016)
Considered one of the western hemisphere’s worst natural disasters in recorded history, the January 2010 earthquake in Haiti caused massive destruction, killing hundreds of thousands and leaving the country’s physical and political infrastructure in ruins. Enter the United Nations (U.N.). Pervasively present in Haiti even before the earthquake, the overall United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) forces were increased, and its mission was expanded “to support the immediate recovery, reconstruction and stability efforts” in the aftermath of the earthquake. . . .