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By Sam Mednick, Associated Press
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A community in Lamunu, Uganda, is struggling to return to normal after decades of violent conflict that displaced nearly 2 million people. The Lord’s Resistance Army, led by Joseph Kony, abducted 35,000 children and deployed them as soldiers in an…
By Fred de Sam Lazaro, Sarah Clune Hartman
A new report found there were three times as many suicide attacks in the Middle East committed by children this year compared to last. Experts blame Islamic State propaganda that glorifies martyrdom for indoctrinating orphaned and disaffected children to extremist…
By PBS NewsHour
One Year Later, Kony Campaign's Call to Action Unresolved…
A report from Somalia's capital Mogadishu describes how children, as young as 9, are carrying assault rifles and operating checkpoints for Somalia's Transitional Federal Government.
By Larisa Epatko
Congolese former militia leader Thomas Lubanga pleaded not guilty to using child soldiers in the Democratic Republic of Congo's 1998-2003 civil war, as the International Criminal Court's historic first trial opened Monday.
The Ugandan government and the Lord's Resistance Army rebels, which have been mired in civil war for more than 21 years, agreed to resume peace talks Thursday. A report explores international attempts to end the conflict.
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