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South Sudan Recruited Child Soldiers in Latest Fighting

The international human rights organization, Human Rights Watch (HRW) says South Sudan’s army used child soldiers during recent fighting against opposition forces in violation of international law.  HRW reports the government used child soldiers in renewed fighting in mid-August in Bentiu, the capital of Unity state, as well as in the neighboring town of Rubkona. Eyewitnesses who fled the fighting told HRW they saw dozens of children in military uniform and armed with assault...

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