War crime? Iran said to recruit refugee Afghan children to fight in Syria

War crime? Iran said to recruit refugee Afghan children to fight in Syria

by WorldTribune Staff, October 1, 2017 Iran has recruited children as young as 14 to fight in the Syrian conflict, a rights group said. Afghan immigrant children living in Iran are recruited by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) to fight in the Fatemiyoun division, an exclusively Afghan armed group supported by Teheran that fights alongside […]

White House signals frustration with China on North Korea, human trafficking

White House signals frustration with China on North Korea, human trafficking

by WorldTribune Staff, June 28, 2017 While U.S. President Donald Trump continues to press China to rein in North Korea, the State Department on June 27 called out Beijing on its human rights record. “China was downgraded to Tier 3 action in this year’s report (on human trafficking) in part because it has not taken […]