Nepal's rulers must release child soldiers Nepal's former rebel Maoists, who now lead the country's government, should immediately release children from their remaining guerrilla army, the U.N. stated yesterday. Around 19,000 former fighters, including 3.000 underage combatants, have been in U.N.-monitored camps since a 2006 peace deal that ended the Maoists' bloody "people's war."
KATHMANDU - Agence France-Presse