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Côte d'Ivoire

12 May 2003

UN Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN)

GUIGLO, western Cote d'Ivoire — The Cote d'Ivoire army is continuing to recruit young Liberians from Guiglo refugee camp in the west of the country to fight against Ivorian rebel forces in the area, according to UN officials and Liberian residents in the camp and the commander of French peacekeeping forces in the area. They said that young men with AK-47 automatic rifles left the neat settlement of palm thatched mud-huts almost every day to go out and and fight in... (GunPolicy.org)

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