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UNICEF Child Protection Specialist Pernille Ironside discusses Thomas Lubanga's conviction of war crimes

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231997

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UNICEF - Kate Holt

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A 16-year-old boy sits in a UNICEF-assisted child reunification centre set up by Save the Children UK in Goma, capital of North Kivu Province. The adolescent was abducted by rebel soldiers on his way back from school with a friend, in the town of Mashake. They were taken to a training area and beaten, but escaped after two days. Fearful that they would be re-recruited, their parents advised them to take refuge with MONUC (the United Nations Organization Mission in the DRC) peacekeepers
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