Former Female Liberian Child Soldiers Admits: ‘I know I killed people’

Miatta is a former child soldier in Liberia and says she was forced to fight when she was 14.

She can’t remember how many people she’s killed and says she just wants to get her life back.

She told the BBC about her journey from civil war to drug addiction and sex work, and how a UN-funded programme is trying to help her.

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Source: BBC

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.