Saturday, May 30, 2009

200 ex-child soldiers in IDP camps - UNICEF

(DM)UNICEF Sri Lankan representative Philippe Duamelle said that 200 former child soldiers were identified among the internally displaced. Out of them 59 former child soldiers were transferred to the Ambepussa rehabilitation camp 10 days ago. Others are currently living with their families in IDP camps.

The UNICEF has received information bout 6000 cases of child recruitment by the LTTE since 2003. Full text