by Rasna Warah

KSh 1,500

This book reveals the web of lies, cover-ups, corruption and impunity within the United Nations that has allowed wrongdoing to continue unabated. Many of these acts of wrongdoing occur or continue because the UN fails to protect whistleblowers; on the contrary, most UN whistleblowers experience severe retaliation. UNsilenced describes how whistleblowers have been denied justice within the UN system and how the immunity accorded to UN officials and the conflict of interest inherent in the UN’s internal justice system allow the perpetrators of criminal or unethical activities to go unpunished.



Sub-title: Unmasking the United Nations Culture of Corruption
Author: Rasnah Warah
ISBN: 9781504999946
Country: Kenya
Publisher: AuthorHouse UK
Size (cm): 12.7 x 0.9 x 20.3
Pages: 142pp
Format: Paperback
Colour: Black & White
Weight 8.50486 grams
Language: English
Publication Date: August 2013

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Rasna Warah

Rasna Warah is a writer and independent researcher based in Malindi, Kenya. She is the author of five books: UNsilenced (2016), War Crimes (2014), Mogadishu Then and Now (2012), Red Soil and Roasted Maize (2011); and Triple Heritage. She has also edited an anthology titled Missionaries, Mercenaries and Misfits (2008). Rasna is a columnist with the Daily Nation, Kenya’s leading newspaper, and has contributed to various national and international publications, including the UK’s Guardian, the East African, Warscapes and Kwani? Her research interests include the politics of aid, cities and urbanization, Somalia and questions surrounding identity in Kenya.