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Sudan’s generals should be targeted with global sanctions
Sudan’s generals should be targeted with global sanctions
For years, Omar al-Bashir’s government in Sudan had the sole purpose of keeping the ruling party in power.
There are better ways for SA to assist South Sudan than military cooperation
There are better ways for SA to assist South Sudan than military cooperation
John Guangwap Thiep was asleep when South Sudanese soldiers burst into his home in Mayom county in July 2016, determined to snatch him away from...
[Video]Bosco Ntaganda’s blood-stained path to the ICC
[Video]Bosco Ntaganda’s blood-stained path to the ICC
After evading justice for nine years, DRC rebel commander Bosco Ntaganda is facing the ICC on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity.
[Video]Child of war
[Video]Child of war
In a compelling interview with the M&G, an ex-child soldier from the DRC shares his story of abduction, fighting in the war and his escape to SA.
[Video]Syria: Armed groups send children into battle
[Video]Syria: Armed groups send children into battle
Human Rights Watch has revealed how armed groups in Syria have used children as young as 15 to fight in battles, which violates international law.
Past shackles Liberia's girl soldiers
Past shackles Liberia's girl soldiers
Mary Goll is asleep in a white plastic chair. Around her, in the modest bar by the sea that she owns, the sandy ground is flecked with cigarette...
More than 80 child soldiers rescued in Congo
More than 80 child soldiers rescued in Congo
The 82 youngsters, including 13 girls, had been recruited by force by the Mai Mai Bakata-Katanga militia who are active in the restive province of...
DR Congo province in push to save child soldiers
DR Congo province in push to save child soldiers
The United Nations has several ongoing efforts to stop the enlistment of children in the troubled country but this is the first grassroots campaign...
Children bear brunt of CAR crisis
Children bear brunt of CAR crisis
The Central African Republic (CAR)'s childtren are suffering in the wake of a March 24 rebel coup by the Séléka alliance....
Global arms trade contributes to use of child soldiers
Global arms trade contributes to use of child soldiers
Halting the use of child soldiers in conflicts is just one of a series of compelling reasons for states to adopt a strong Arms Trade Treaty (ATT),...
The 'purest apprentices' caught up in Mali's dirty war
The 'purest apprentices' caught up in Mali's dirty war
The boy sits with his knees tucked under his chest on the concrete floor of the police station here, his adolescent face a tableau of fear....
Eritrean tyranny fuels mass exit
Eritrean tyranny fuels mass exit
Binyam Zaid (22) was an unwilling conscript in the Eritrean army when he was caught trying to flee the country and jailed for 18 months at the Halhal...

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