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OBAMA APPROVES CHILD SOLDIERS

The 2008 Child Soldiers Prevention Act was signed into law by President George W. Bush

In a move criticized by human rights organizations worldwide, the Obama administration has decided to exempt Yemen and three other countries that use child soldiers from U.S. penalties under the 2008 Child Soldiers Prevention Act.


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In a memorandum to Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, President Barack Obama said he had determined that "it is in the national interest of the United States" to waive application of the law to Chad, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sudan and Yemen. He instructed Clinton to submit the decision to the Congress with a written justification for the move.

Jo Becker, children's rights director at Human Rights Watch said "This is a groundbreaking law ... and he's undercutting it."


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Added: Oct-29-2010 
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    • Bingo! give the man prize,. When you have a 12/14 year old so stoked up on drugs charging at you with a machete in his hand after your blood, and you nail him between the eyes taking half his head off and he still keeps coming, you get to realise he's in a deep trance and they just don't feel pain, they just have one objective and that is to kill and destroy.

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  • I guess He is extending the time it's ok to kill a child from during birth to ???

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  • this can't be true....

    FOX NEWS would be all over this juicy piece...lol

    and rightfully so...

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    • It's true alright. The OP should have provided a link, or two.

      [Fox News]
      "U.S. Waiving Penalties for Use of Child Soldiers"
      http://tinyurl.com/3988ahe

      [Washington Post]
      "Obama waiver allows U.S. aid to 4 countries using child soldiers"
      http://tinyurl.com/33dytaa

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  • if true its disgusting.

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  • Man, it's really hard to continue supporting Obama after dumb-fuck moves like these.

    Then again, the spirit of the law prohibited aid shipments to nations who employ child soldiers - allowing those nations to get a pass isn't intended as permission to use child soldiers, it's merely a way to get around the law's prohibition against sending aid.

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