Media in Cooperation and Transition
Brunnenstraße 9, 10119 Berlin, Germany
mict-international.org

Our other projects
afghanistan-today.org
niqash.org
correspondents.org
عربي

Olony’s troops forcibly recruited up to 1,000 children

Charlton Doki
The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) says it has credible evidence that Major General Johnson Olony, forcibly recruited up to 1,000 children aged 13 to 17.
20.07.2015  |  Juba
The SPLA handed over two former child soldiers in Juba, March 27, 2015. The two children were captured by the SPLA in Raja County on March 16, from the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-in-Opposition (SPLM-IO).
The SPLA handed over two former child soldiers in Juba, March 27, 2015. The two children were captured by the SPLA in Raja County on March 16, from the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-in-Opposition (SPLM-IO).

Major General Johnson Olony recently switched his allegiance from the government to Riek Machar’s rebels. Officials say the recruitment occurred in early June during house-to-house searches in villages near the Upper Nile State capital Malakal.

Charlton Doki reports for The Niles from Juba: