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HRW: End Child Soldier Use in S. Sudan

A rights group says government and opposition forces in South Sudan continue to recruit child soldiers, despite promises they would stop. Human Rights Watch says some of the boys are as young as 13. Estimates of child soldiers in South Sudan range from the hundreds to the thousands. Human Rights Watch says recruiting child solders is a war crime when those children are younger than 15. It calls on both sides to “issue clear orders barring recruitment of all children under 18.” HRW...

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