The legal troubles for a former child soldier already convicted of public incitement continued to unfold at a Yangon court on Tuesday and also appear to have ensnared three others, with all four accused of having desecrated the Union seal.
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Former child soldiers have to rely on non-government and international charities to get the care and rehabilitation they need to overcome physical and mental trauma, once they have been released from the army.
Family of 21-year-old who spent seven years on death row say that despite commutation of sentence, it remains illegal
Child soldier ran away from the army is feared to be under torture after captured by authorities for desertion
Forcible recruitment of Soe Min Htet comes only weeks after UN accuses the Burmese government of ongoing breaches of international law
Fifteen year old’s death in Bago division is the first case of a prospective child soldier being killed for refusing to join the Burmese army