After eight years of delays Omar Khadr will appear in a Guantanamo Bay courtroom on Monday charged with participating in war crimes when he was just 15, making him the youngest person to be held in Guantanamo Bay's detention camps.
Emmanuel Jal became a child soldier at the age of nine when he had witnessed the killing of his mother and the rape of his sister. The feelings of hatred and bitterness put the thought of revenge into the mind of Emmanuel.
Have the basic rights of Omar Khadr been violated while he has been detained at Guantanamo Bay? Should he have been treated as a child soldier or as an adult by the rules of the International Red Cross.
Ahmed, a Free Syrian Army child soldier of just eight years-old, struggles to hold his fully-loaded AK-47 assault rifle. The 8 year-old orphan fell in with the FSA after his parents were killed in the fighting between the opposition and regime forces. The use of children in conflicts is outlawed by the international community.
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Omar Khadr, 15years old, lying severely wounded, shot twice, and under the rubble of a destroyed Afghani house.
A ten year-old child soldier of the Free Syrian Army has an emotional breakdown after witnessing the death of a fellow rebel during fighting in Krak des Chevaliers, a suburb of the Syrian city of Homs.