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The mission of Child Soldier Relief Foundation (CSR), a 501 (c)(3) non-profit, tax-exempt organization designated by the Internal Revenue Code, is to advocate on behalf of child soldiers by serving as a central repository of information on all topics relating to the topic of child soldiers.

WEEKLY NEWS ROUNDUP… New mini-series on CBC-TV deals with child soldier issues…

The British/Canadian/South African co-production is based on the 2002 Diamond, by Canadian journalist Matthew Hart.  A brief synopsis:

Directed by Andy Wilson, Diamonds weaves together the complex tales of the senator (Davis), the diamond baron (Purefoy), his estranged father (Jacobi), his fiancé (Louise Rose), an orphan/child soldier (Mbongeni Nhlapo) and two ambitious geologists (played by Newfoundland’s Joanne Kelly and Nova Scotia native Stephen McHattie).

The first two-hour instalment of Diamonds airs Sunday at 9 p.m. ET on CBC-TV. The second part runs April 12.

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