By this time most of you already know how evil and cruel ISIS terrorists are, but a recent UN report detailed the group’s brutality against children.
Children often pay a heavy price in armed conflicts, but in Iraq, the violence of ISIS militants has been especially brutal. Children have been beaten, massacred, crucified, sold into slavery, and even used as child soldiers, according to a new United Nations report.
Children as young as 12 are being trained as soldiers, used as suicide bombers and executioners, according to the report issued by the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child.
“We have had reports of children, especially children who are mentally challenged, who have been used as suicide bombers, most probably without them even understanding,” committee expert Renate Winter told Reuters. “There was a video placed (online) that showed children at a very young age, approximately 8 years of age and younger, to be trained already to become child soldiers.”
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