Tamil rebels recruited children for last stand against Sri Lankan army

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The official, who held a non-military position with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), said that in the spring of 2009, the rebels found themselves in an ever-worsening situation that led them to step up their forced recruitment of civilians between the age of 14 and 55. He said more than 300,000 civilians had intentionally been held to provide cover for the LTTE fighters. "There was no age discrimination. One day’s training and then [they would] get sent to the war front," said the former official, who said his own child had been…

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