The campaign "Landmine Free South Caucasus" has released an awareness raising cartoon video which encourages people to be more aware of the remaining problem of landmines in the region.
The campaign, which is being held from 4-10 April is taking its messages across the region. The video is available in Armenian, Azerbaijan and Georgian.
You may watch the video, (with English sub titles), on the commonspace you tube channel, here
You may watch the Georgian version of the cartoon video here
You may watch the Azerbaijani version of the cartoon video here
You may watch the Armenian version of the cartoon video here
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