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109 child soldiers released

The Burmese military released a further one hundred and nine child soldiers on Thursday.

The mass amnesty came as the biggest single discharge of underage soldiers in Burmese army history.

Present at the release ceremony in Rangoon was UNICEF Burma representative, Bertrand Bainvel.

Speaking to DVB from London was Charu Lata Hogg, Asia programme manager with Child Soldiers International. 

 

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