Amnesty International welcomes the news that the Canadian government has apologized to Omar Khadr and compensated him for Canada’s role in his ordeal that began at age 15 with his capture by US forces during a firefight in Afghanistan when he was a child soldier. Should Child Soldiers Be Granted Amnesty? Zail Acosta Period: 1/2 In many countries, children of many ages are recruited and used to battle in war. Also, they are In most cases, these kids are forced and manipulated into committing brutal acts of violence. Child soldiers are under the age of 18 and are used primarily for military purposes. What am I talking about? In most cases, these kids are forced and manipulated into committing brutal acts of violence. The positive points are the parts where I stated facts and emotional connection. In many cases, child soldiers are sexually abused, manipulated and … It is debated whether they should be granted amnesty (which is to grant pardon to someone) or not.

Think. What Lets Summarize: To summarize child soldiers should have amnesty because the child soldiers were forced to commit crimes. being a child soldier in Sierra Leone, and his eventual escape to the United States. This video is unavailable. What Will You Do? Make a decision to help the world end child soldiers. Watch Queue Queue. Watch Queue Queue Some children are used to fight, forced to kill or carry out other violent acts, used as suicide bombers, cooks, messengers, informants, spies, amongst other things. Child soldiers can be either boys or girls, can be teenagers or as young as four years old. However, these child soldiers should be granted amnesty.