By: Finlay Young [ First Published on 04/14/2012 ]
In the 1990s, Liberia was torn apart by a civil war in which child soldiers fought for the guerrilla leader Charles Taylor. As an international court delivers its verdict on Taylor, Finlay Young meets the former fighters back in Africa – now grown up, but not regretful of their past.
On the streets of Liberia’s capital Monrovia, the morning is a time of hope apparent. This is when the pavements swarm with children making their way to school. (continue)