Child soldiers as zones of violence in The Democratic Republic of Congo: three cases on medico-legal evidence of torture

2009Kitwe Mulunda Guy, IRCT

This article sets medico-legal light on torture of three former child soldiers by comparing torture methods, consequences of torture and medical observations. It is focused on these child soldiers as representatives of the many abuses of children as soldiers in armed groups. (This is not an open-source article, but it is an important publication.)

Key wordsarmed conflict / child soldiers / mental health / torture / violence

CountriesDemocratic Republic of Congo