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ICC Issued Guilty Verdict for Congolese Warlord Guilty Who Used Child Soldiers

According to┬áThe Washington Post, the ICC issued its first verdict in its 10 year history Wednesday against a Congolesewarlord for using child soldiers. Thomas Lubanga will be sentenced later this year and faces a maximum of life in prison. This … Continue reading

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I am not sure where Invisible Children stands in comparison to other organizations, but I thought this blog was very interesting. It talks about how people should not blindly donate to Invisible Children because it is not the organization it … Continue reading

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Children abducted from school to join forces in Somalia

According to BBC News, Human Rights Watch has reported that children in Somalia have been abducted from their classrooms, taken to training camps and forced to fight for Islamist militants. Child soldiers have been used in Somalia for quite some … Continue reading

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Looking back: 10 years after UN treaty against child soldiers

The article below is taken from Human Rights Watch. It explores the triumphs and the work still needed to be done since the enactment of the international law, Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on … Continue reading

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