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#Child Soldiers

# child-soldiers - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Myanmar is 'failing to end recruitment of child soldiers'
# United Nations
# United Nations

Myanmar is 'failing to end recruitment of child soldiers'

Jun 2nd 2018, 12:00 PM 7,717 Views 5 Comments

The military and a number of rebel groups have drafted underage soldiers for years.

# child-soldiers - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Angelina Jolie 'offered to help capture' Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony
# Child Soldiers
# Child Soldiers

Angelina Jolie 'offered to help capture' Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony

Oct 8th 2017, 12:10 PM 19,935 Views 19 Comments

The actor apparently wanted to invite Kony to dinner so he could be arrested.

# child-soldiers - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Number of child soldiers in CAR has nearly doubled since March
# Central African Republic
# Central African Republic

Number of child soldiers in CAR has nearly doubled since March

Nov 23rd 2013, 8:15 AM 5,693 Views 11 Comments

The country is now “on the verge of genocide”.

# child-soldiers - Thursday 26 September, 2013

War crimes verdict upheld for Charles Taylor
# Charles Taylor
# Charles Taylor

War crimes verdict upheld for Charles Taylor

Sep 26th 2013, 3:59 PM 3,559 Views 19 Comments

Victims of the former Liberian president’s regime spoke of their relief after his 50-year jail term was upheld.

# child-soldiers - Saturday 17 August, 2013

82 child soldiers rescued from militia in DR Congo
# Child Soldiers
# Child Soldiers

82 child soldiers rescued from militia in DR Congo

Aug 17th 2013, 2:56 PM 7,914 Views 13 Comments

The children, some as young as eight-years-old, were recruited by the group over the last six months.

# child-soldiers - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Child soldiers 'increasingly recruited in Syria'
# Syria
# Syria

Child soldiers 'increasingly recruited in Syria'

Mar 13th 2013, 7:00 PM 5,709 Views 33 Comments

Save the Children said that both sides of the conflict are using boys as soldiers and even human shields.

# child-soldiers - Monday 21 January, 2013

Ugandan army says it killed top Kony bodyguard
# Kony
# Kony

Ugandan army says it killed top Kony bodyguard

Jan 21st 2013, 8:49 AM 5,540 Views 15 Comments

The body guard to the notorious LRA leader had earned a grim reputation over the abduction of children.

# child-soldiers - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

Congo warlord sentenced to jail for using child soldiers
# Congo
# Congo

Congo warlord sentenced to jail for using child soldiers

Jul 10th 2012, 2:05 PM 2,781 Views 5 Comments

Thomas Lubanga was found guilty of recruiting and using children and sending them to kill and be killed during fighting in the Congo.

# child-soldiers - Sunday 13 May, 2012

LRA commander captured by Ugandan soldiers
# Uganda
# Uganda

LRA commander captured by Ugandan soldiers

May 13th 2012, 4:26 PM 2,819 Views 7 Comments

Ugandan officials say Caesar Acellam was one of Joseph Kony’s top strategists in the LRA.

# child-soldiers - Monday 30 April, 2012

Uganda suggests Joseph Kony getting Sudan support
# Uganda
# Uganda

Uganda suggests Joseph Kony getting Sudan support

Apr 30th 2012, 9:56 PM 3,080 Views 16 Comments

Ugandan officials have repeated past claims that rebel leader Joseph Kony has been receiving support from the Sudanese government.

# child-soldiers - Friday 27 April, 2012

Taylor verdict hailed a 'victory for victims'
# Blood Diamonds
# Blood Diamonds

Taylor verdict hailed a 'victory for victims'

Apr 27th 2012, 7:30 AM 1,674 Views 4 Comments

Human rights groups call for better reparations for victims and for more perpetrators to be brought to justice.

# child-soldiers - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

Sequel to Kony 2012 viral video expected today
# Kony 2012
# Kony 2012

Sequel to Kony 2012 viral video expected today

Apr 3rd 2012, 11:24 AM 2,119 Views 13 Comments

The ‘Stop Kony’ video has been viewed over 86 million times on YouTube since its release last month.

# child-soldiers - Saturday 17 March, 2012

'Exhaustion and dehydration' behind Kony 2012 campaigner's hospitalisation
# Kony 2012
# Kony 2012

'Exhaustion and dehydration' behind Kony 2012 campaigner's hospitalisation

Mar 17th 2012, 4:01 PM 6,456 Views 22 Comments

Jason Russell’s wife says that he “did some irrational things brought on by extreme exhaustion and dehydration”.

# child-soldiers - Friday 9 March, 2012

Filmmaker defends Kony 2012 campaign as video reaches over 56m hits
# Viral Video
# Viral Video

Filmmaker defends Kony 2012 campaign as video reaches over 56m hits

Mar 9th 2012, 9:25 PM 10,708 Views 75 Comments

Critics have suggested an ulterior motive for Jason Russell’s campaign to bring alleged war criminal Joseph Kony to justice through a viral video campaign.

# child-soldiers - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

‘For children in Somalia, nowhere is safe’ – HRW report
# Child Soldiers
# Child Soldiers

‘For children in Somalia, nowhere is safe’ – HRW report

Feb 21st 2012, 9:40 PM 2,258 Views 4 Comments

The rights group has criticised all sides of the Somali conflict of recruiting child soldiers and failing to adequately protect children.

# child-soldiers - Wednesday 11 August, 2010

Canadian child soldier's trial begins at Guantanamo
# Military Tribunal
# Military Tribunal

Canadian child soldier's trial begins at Guantanamo

Aug 11th 2010, 8:21 AM 156 Views 0 Comments

Omar Khadr’s lawyers say he should be treated as the 15-year-old he was when he was detained.