Tag: child soldiers

Artists Break Their Silence for Invisible Children

Mumford & Sons and David Archuleta were among the artists who performed for Break the Silence’s Campaign ‘25’ which featured 25 musical acts playing in 18 cities on April 25th for a common purpose

Posted in Human Rights, Music and Activism

Your Tax Dollars Buying Guns for Somali Kids?

Reports have surfaced in the last few days indicating that U.S. foreign aid to Somalia may be used to arm child soldiers, some as young as 12 years old. Pre-teens with Kalashnikov’s have been a pervasive element of African conflicts for years, as rebel forces are known to pluck kids off soccer fields and throw…