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Hezbollah Lowers Fighting Age as It Takes on Islamic State (+Video)
World  (tags: hezbollah, Child Soldiers )

David
- 41 days ago - csmonitor.com
Hezbollah organization has begun sending fighters as young as 16 to the battlefields of Syria, an indication that the Shiite army is being stretched between fighting Sunni jihadis in Syria & a desire to keep a cutting edge in reserve for Israel.
I Say NO to Child Soldiers - Children Should Be at School and Not at Battlefield - PLEASE SIGN!
World  (tags: Human Rights, children's rights, Child Soldiers, petition to sign )

Jane
- 94 days ago - actforpeace.org.au
No child should be a soldier. Yet, there are over 5,000 child soldiers in Myanmar and thousands more struggling to rebuild their lives.Children should be at school, not enslaved in armed forces.Urge officials to take action to stop this now!
RoméO Dallaire: Are Child Soldiers Any Less Human Than Your Kids?
World  (tags: africa, children, conflict, HumanRights, politics, society, war, child soldiers, war lords, UnitedNations )

Lynn
- 518 days ago - huffingtonpost.ca
A single question struck General Roméo Dallaire when he stared down the barrel of that AK-47. Nearly 20 years later, it's a question that haunts him as much as it keeps him breathing. How do I get that child's finger off the trigger?
Stop Recruitment of Child Soldiers
World  (tags: world, humanrights, ACTION, CHILD SOLDIERS, ethics )

Rose
- 764 days ago - gopetition.com
Families all over Africa in areas of conflict are being killed by their own children, or begging for their children to return. They are likely to carry on their hatred to adulthood and then pass it on to their kids and future generations.
WITH WAR SPREADING IN CONGO, YOUTH MUST ESCAPE 'FORCED RECRUITMENT'
World  (tags: war crimes, child soldiers, world, politics, africa, Congo, violence, society, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', children, freedoms, ethics, crime, conflict )

Cal
- 775 days ago - worldcrunch.com
Youth organizations are mobilizing and asking their peers not to respond to solicitations from militia recruiters. The Union of Young People for the Development of the Town and Territory of Beni (UJDTB) released a statement condemning the use of child sol
UN: Hundreds of Thousands of Child Soldiers Kept in Slavery
World  (tags: child soldiers, UnitedNations, unitednations, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', children, humanrights, world, politics, violence, government )

Cal
- 810 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
More than 11,000 child soldiers were freed from military slavery last year, but the United Nations has said there may still be hundreds of thousands left around the world.
Child Soldiers / KONY 2012   video
World  (tags: uganda, warcrimes, religious fanatism, cristianity, weapons, child soldiers, mutilations, rape, child abuse, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, slaughter, killing, crime, cruelty, abuse, terrorism, politics, HumanRights, freedoms, africa )

Xil
- 936 days ago - youtube.com
KONY 2012 is a film and campaign by Invisible Children that aims to make Joseph Kony famous, not to celebrate him, but to raise support for his arrest and set a precedent for international justice. 30 years kidnapping children to make soldiers.Sign&share
Burma: The Story of a Child Soldier
World  (tags: Burma, Child Soldiers )

Ben
- 1865 days ago - irrawaddy.org
16 year old Htun Htun Oo, looked relieved and happy when he learned he would be leaving the conflict zone ... He escaped from the Burmese Light Infantry Battalion (LIB) 341 in Papun District in northern Karen State in July, making his way through...
UN: Myanmar Must Free All Child Soldiers
World  (tags: child soldiers, world, children, HumanRights, war, violence, UnitedNations )


- 2502 days ago - news.yahoo.com
UNITED NATIONS - Myanmar should release all its child soldiers and allow U.N. officials to verify government claims that officers have been punished for recruiting minors into the army, the U.N. chief said in a report released Friday. There are credible
Myanmar Forcibly Recruits Children Into Army, Rights Group Says
World  (tags: children, child soldiers, war, world, violence, crime, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms )


- 2525 days ago - bloomberg.com
Oct. 31 (Bloomberg) -- Myanmar's military regime is forcibly recruiting children as young as 10 into the armed forces because of a troop shortage, Human Rights Watch said in a report. Children are targeted at train and bus stations, markets and other
Help End the Use of Child Soldiers
World  (tags: child soldiers, children, "warcrimes", HumanRights, Refugees&Relief, violence, war )

Lauren
- 2589 days ago - takeaction.amnestyusa.org
an estimated 250,000 children are still serving in armed conflict in 20 countries around the world. These "child soldiers" include boys and girls, sometimes as young as six years old, serving as combatants, sex slaves, porters, and mine detectors
HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH: CHILDREN'S RIGHTS ARE A WORLDWIDE SCANDAL !
World  (tags: CHILDREN'S RIGHTS, CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN, WAR, GENOCIDE, DEATH ABUSE, SLAVERY, CHILD SOLDIERS )


- 2722 days ago - hrw.org
The global scandal of violence against children is a horror story too often untold. With malice and clear intent, violence is used against the members of society least able to protect themselves--children !
   

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