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Afghanistan’s Child Soldiers

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Very please to see the New York Times article this morning on the use of child soldiers in Afghanistan’s security services. Read it here. Above is a photo I took back in February 2008 in Kandahar after the death of Abdul Hakim Jan. The boy said he was 19 years old.

Written by Alex Strick van Linschoten

January 30th, 2011 at 2:08 pm

Posted in Afghanistan,Journalism

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