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You'll Learn Not to Cry: Child Combatants in Colombia

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You'll Learn Not to Cry: Child Combatants in Colombia

Publisher: Human Rights Watch
ISBN/ASIN: 1564322882
ISBN-13: 9781564322883
Number of pages: 166

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More than 11,000 children fight in Colombia's armed conflict. Both guerrilla and paramilitary forces rely on child combatants, who have committed atrocities and are even made to execute other children who try to desert. This is the first comprehensive report published on this issue, it documents how Colombia's illegal armies have recruited increasing numbers of children in recent years.

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