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Facts about Sudan and the use and recruitment of child soldiers there.
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A rehabilitation center in Gulu, Uganda, provides a haven for former child soldiers who were abducted into Joseph Kony's "Lord's Resistance Army" during 20 years of civil war.
While this isn't about the Sudan directly, the story is relevent.
Of nine governments worldwide implicated in the recruitment or use of children as soldiers, eight receive US military assistance. An estimated 250,000 childrren are exploited each day in state run armies... A YouTube video.
This organization is trying to find homes for the children who were soldiers but have been released from service.
By Bonifacio Taban Kuich November 15, 2011 (BENTIU) - South Sudan's army released 53 children from its barracks in Unity state on Tuesday, (...)... This is a news story published in Sudan.
This page has several .pdf documents with reports about child soldier use in the Sudan.
There are as many as 6,000 child soldiers, some as young as 11, in war-torn Darfur, the head of Unicef in Sudan says.
American reporter Maria Sliwa attempts to shed light on the horrific abuses endured by the children in southern Sudan, including being forced into the army and into slavery.
Deng, a 15-year-old from Southern Sudan, recounts being forced into slavery and subsequently joining the army... A video clip interviewing a 15-year-old child soldier from the Sudan.