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A mother in Batticaloa district holds the identity card of her son, abducted by the Karuna group in 2006. An armed faction that split from the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in 2004, the Karuna group has abducted hundreds of boys and young men over the past year for use in combat. © 2006 Olivier Bercault/Human Rights Watch