DR Congo unrest: Children freed from militia, says UN

August 18, 2013   // 0 Comments

The UN mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo says that 82 children - some as young as eight - have been rescued from an armed group. Monusco says the children, including 13 girls, had been forcibly recruited in the past six months by the Mai Mai Bakata Katanga militia. The group is active in Katanga province in the south-east of the country. Forty of the rescued children have been reunited...

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