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The United Nations welcomes the release of 21 child soldiers by the Government of Sudan

KHARTOUM, 22 September 2016 - The United Nations welcomes the release yesterday by the Government of Sudan of twenty one children allegedly associated with armed groups.  These children, who have been in the custody of the government security forces, were captured during fighting between the Government of Sudan and the Justice and Equality Movement in… Continue reading The United Nations welcomes the release of 21 child soldiers by the Government of Sudan

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Deaths and detentions in Ethiopia as protests flare

The Oromo and Amhara together make up the majority of Ethiopia’s population and claim they suffer discrimination in favour of ethnic Tigrayans, who they say occupy the key jobs in the government and security forces - Al Jazeera