Category Archives: Child Soldiers

CAR conflict: Tiny glimmer of hope as 44 children freed

By Christian Mukosa, Central Africa Researcher at Amnesty International The bleak reality on the ground in the ever-worsening internal armed conflict in the Central African Republic (CAR) has often crowded out hope. But this week I had one of those … Continue reading

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Bangui on the brink as thousands seek protection from violence

By Susanna Flood, Amnesty International’s Director of Media What do you say to a grieving widow whose two sons have just been killed and who has 15 grandchildren at home to look after? How do you respond when the children … Continue reading

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