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Troika Accuses Armed Groups of Continuing to Recruit Child Soldiers in S. Sudan

The United States, Britain and Norway say they are concerned about the continued recruitment of tens of thousands of child soldiers by parties on both sides of the conflict in South Sudan. Experts warn these youngsters face grave physical dangers and miss key parts of childhood, like school and family. A civil war in South Sudan is now in its fifth year. In a statement released Monday, the three countries commonly referred to as “the troika,” said forces loyal to the government, an...

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