BURMA/MYANMAR: Rebel fighters sign pact to eliminate child soldiers

BURMA/MYANMAR: Rebel fighters sign pact to eliminate child soldiers

WNN MDG Stories (WNN/IRIN) CHIANG MAI, Burma/MYANMAR: Two ethnic groups in Myanmar recently became the first rebel fighters to sign a “deed commitment” with Swiss-based rights group Geneva Call, pledging to eliminate underage soldiers and protect children in armed conflict. As signatories the Karenni National Progressive Party/Karenni Army (KNPP/KA) and the New Mon State Party/Mon […]