You'll Learn Not to Cry: Child Combatants in Colombia
Publisher: Human Rights Watch 2003
Number of pages: 166
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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