Colombia has the world’s second highest number of landmine victims

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Landmines killed or injured more than 11,000 in Colombia. The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia rebels say they will help clear landmines, but not before a ceasefire is signed with the government. CCTV’s Michelle Begue filed this report from Medellin.

Colombia has the world\'s second highest number of landmine victims

Colombia has the world\'s second highest number of landmine victims

Landmines killed or injured more than 11,000 in Colombia. The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia rebels say they will help clear landmines, but not before a ceasefire is signed with the government. CCTV's Michelle Begue filed this report from Medellin.


Megan Burke from the International Campaign to Ban Landmines on landmine victims issue

The most recent year for which landmine statistics are available is 2012. In that year, eight countries had more than 100 landmine casualties. One person who knows this all too well is Megan Burke, the executive director of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines. CCTV America interviewed her.

Megan Burke from the International Campaign to Ban Landmines on landmine victims issue

Megan Burke from the International Campaign to Ban Landmines on landmine victims issue

The most recent year for which landmine statistics are available is 2012. In that year, eight countries had more than 100 landmine casualties. One person who knows this all too well is Megan Burke, the executive director of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines. CCTV America interviewed her.