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Sudan Takes Steps to Protect Use of Child Soldiers

The government of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir says it has never used children in armed conflicts.  But, Information Minister Ahmed Bilal says some of the rebels fighting against the government have been using child solders. This came after Sudan and the United Nations Sunday signed the Action Plan to protect children from violations in armed conflict. Bilal said the only mistake Sudan made was not signing the action plan earlier. He said his government has evidence that some...

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