Sri Lanka's child soldiers

Sri Lanka opens facilities to rehabilitate the island-nation's former child soldiers.

    Following the defeat of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in May 2009, a   government rehabilitation programme is under way in Sri Lanka to help those who became child soldiers during the war and just months ago were fighting against government troops.

    Al Jazeera's Tom Metcalfe reports.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Learn what India's parties' symbols mean by drawing them

    Learn what India's parties' symbols mean by drawing them

    More than 2,300 political parties have registered for the largest electoral exercise in the world.

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Since March 2015, Saudi Arabia and a coalition of Arab states have launched more than 19,278 air raids across Yemen.

    Why did Bush go to war in Iraq?

    Why did Bush go to war in Iraq?

    No, it wasn't because of WMDs, democracy or Iraqi oil. The real reason is much more sinister than that.