The Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008 prohibits the U.S. government from … Read the rest
Victims of the bloody regime of Liberian warlord Charles Taylor spoke of their relief after his 50-year jail term for war crimes and crimes against humanity in Sierra Leone was upheld by an international court on Thursday.
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The International Criminal Court’s first convict, Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga, on Wednesday appealed his 14-year sentence for using children in his rebel army, his lawyers said.
Former militia commander Lubanga, 51, was sentenced in July for his part in a … Read the rest
U.S. President Barack Obama, for the third year in a row, has waived almost all U.S. sanctions that would punish certain countries that use child soldiers. Most of the countries are in Africa and child soldiers are mostly black.… Read the rest