Friday, January 12, 2007

NEPAL: Child soldiers 'still recruited by Maoists'

A 16-year-old youth, who was too afraid to reveal his real name, explained how he managed to escape the Maoist People's Liberation Army (PLA) in December 2006.

"The soldiers came to our village and recruited many boys and girls," he said, speaking from the remote Kunathari village of Surkhet district, nearly 700 km northwest of the capital, Kathmandu. The boy said he managed to run away from the training area in the village and is now in hiding with relatives. read more...

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Tuesday, January 09, 2007

top ten most underreported humanitarian stories of 2006

take a moment to read the top ten most underreported humanitarian stories of 2006. each section is a brief overview of a humanitarian story that has been mostly overlooked this past year, compiled by doctors without borders. as we look ahead for a brighter future in 2007, let us remember what we could have done more about in 2006.

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children with guns

check out children with guns, a blog about news regarding child soldiers.

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Monday, January 08, 2007

toybox charity

just stumbled on this site: it has some pretty cool stuff about street children in latin america. check it out and let me know what you think!

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