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More Than 300 Child Soldiers Freed in South Sudan

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UNICEF has said the children are the first of a group of 700 due to be freed in the coming weeks.

Source: Deutsche Welle

Even after the release, thousands of children are forced to carry guns and fight in the conflict-torn country.

Source: Deutsche Welle

The United Nations is working to win the release of more child soldiers in South Sudan, but all sides in the country’s civil war are believed to have recruited more than 19,000 children as fighters.

Source: New York Times

All Sources: Deutsche Welle New York Times

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