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ACR Weekly Newsletter Vol2, No.42 (15 October 2003)
UNITED NATIONS: HIV Spreading Rapidly among the World's Young [News]
Young people are increasingly responsible for the spread of HIV/AIDS around the world because of poverty and a severe lack of information and prevention services, the United Nations said Wednesday. ...
SRI LANKA: LTTE's Child Soldier Drive Gains Momentum [Feature]
October 10: Last week , the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) rebels kidnapped five schoolboys from eastern Sri Lanka, even as a new report says they have intensified their child recruitment dri...
INDIA: Branding of Kids in Kutch, Gujarat [News]
There is a strange belief among some communities in interior villages of Kutch. In the Wagad region, when a person is ill, they apply hot iron rods or pins to the affected area. Thus, when Geeta Sa...
SRI LANKA: Illegal arrest; Torture [AHRC Urgent Appeal]
NOte: This appeal was first put up on the 17th of September, it is being produced again because we need your support to help 14 year old Dawundage Pushpakumara. Dear friends Victim: Dawundage Pu...
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