Thursday, 23 July 2009

Peru: Still Recruiting Underage Soldiers

A sixteen-year old soldier died in a training accident with a grenade last week, highlighting the fact that Peru is still putting legal minors in dangerous situations despite having promised that the practice would end. Under 18s are not permitted to join the army, but clearly in some instances there are insufficient checks, at the very least.

Peru's Army Continues Recruiting Minors (Living in Peru)

CNDDHH condena muerte de soldado menor de edad

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