去年12月,在巴基斯坦白沙瓦(Peshawar),七名塔利班分子持枪在军人子弟学校(Army Pubic School)杀害了145名儿童和教师。最近又有80多名南苏丹学生在期末考试时遭遇武装分子闯入学校,持枪将他们绑架。他们的命运是成为童子军加入该国愈演愈烈的内战,据估计和他们命运相同的学生已有12,000人。

每一天,都有曾经生气勃勃的叙利亚学校被轰炸或武装入侵,200万儿童沦落在难民营或居住在临时搭建的帐篷和小屋中。一年前的下周,极端组织博科圣地(Boko Haram)趁夜间闯入尼日利亚北部的博尔诺州(Borno)奇伯克(Chibok)的一间学校,从学生宿舍中绑架了276名女生。博科圣地不断地袭击当地学校,掀起了一场针对教育的战争——也让过去两年成为尼日利亚儿童权利侵害最严重的时期。

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