While some may argue that these children should be responsible for the mass killings of innocent people, they forget that they are dependent on their commanders. Their commanders constantly supply them with food, money, and drugs, making them rely more and more on their commanders for these supplies. Although these children did kill many people, they were unaware of their actions when ordered to commit this crime therefore should not be held accountable. Certainly it could be said that children enlisted in the military want to avenge the death of loved ones; while this is a good point, it fails to account for how clueless these children were about soldier life. These child soldiers think that being enlisted will lead to a more secure life with shelter and food, unfortunately they do not realize what they have to do in order to receive that kind of life.
Even though the kids ages eight and eighteen are training, fighting, and carry very powerful guns that could cause destruction. The kids are victims. These kids are victims because most of them are being forced to do this. People state that child soldiers are criminals because they’re not getting prosecuted for all the actions that they are doing. But what people don’t know is why the kids keep doing all this crime in wars.
Child soldiers are practically forced into fighting, have seen loved ones brutally killed or tortured, and have been drugged. These actions were not choices by these kids but choices that were made for them. Therefore, child soldiers should be given amnesty for the crimes that they did not want to commit, rather than the ones they wanted to commit. Child soldiers should be given amnesty because they were forced to fight, have been drugged, and have witnessed their own families being killed or tortured. Children have been the main victims in these attacks against people.
Their minds become numb and they fall into a trance. These children will do anything that their superiors tell them, even if it shooting other humans with a gun that just as large as you. They also have to resort to killing truck-drivers to get supplies that they need. This is outrageous, and is an
Children go through a life sentence as they grow up, if they are good at shooting and killing they stay and grow up being a criminal and as known as a drug dealer, and if they dont kill someone they get killed and sent back to their family which is the saddest part. Families suffer day over day and they can’t do anything about it because if they do they can end
Of course to them this seemed harmless, until these men were later on sent to terrorize the areas of Józefów and Łomazy, where they were ordered to shoot infants and small children. Browning explains this horrifying act by stating “along with the elderly and sick, infants were among those shot and left lying in the houses, door ways, and streets of the town” (59). Although opposing viewpoints may say that these men of the battalion were cruel and heartless, Browning states that even after the shooting of those children the policemen would report back “empathically” to each other. Explaining how “even in the face of death” how hurtful it was to watch mothers still hold onto their children sacrificing themselves (59). Ordinary Men also illustrates how even the commander of the Reserve Battalion, Major Wilhelm Trapp encountered multiple breakdowns during his time of serving.
The vast majority of the essay is an anecdote that tells of the tragic death of her son due to unjustified gun usage by a police officer(which constitutes as police brutality) and the emotional consequences that followed. This story is told to provide the reader with a testament of police brutality. To prove that it is a real thing that happens and that the police officer’s actions were not only unnecessary, but unfair. Danna heavily relies on pathos to appeal to the audience’s
Child soldiers are children who are below the age of eighteen. Most of them are being dragged into the army by some people killing their families to get revenge. Some of them don't have any food or water so they join the army to get all of that. A lot of children join the army even though that's illegal to do generals still allow children to join the army. Mostly because of their families not being able to afford food or water or their families have been killed and they want to get their revenge on that person.
It’s been well documented that these children have used guns and war tactics, and committed various illegal and illicit acts of violence. However, what they’ve done doesn 't come with the fact that child soldiers live with rugged conditions, drugs, the influence of others. Even though some people believe that child soldier’s shouldn’t be given amnesty, overall, it becomes clear that these children should be given amnesty because many adults influence their actions, they live in inferior conditions, and children who enlist as child soldiers enlist for multiple reasons other than violence. First, in many areas, it can be clearly seen that child soldiers are influenced by their superiors. No one is ever born dangerous, it’s always their parents and environment that shape a child into who they are.
Some deserve it because they non-repentance killers or to be serial killers while other should not deserve it because of the circumstances required them. Juveniles who killed people without any mercy should be treated as an adult and be given Juvenile Life Without Parole(JLWOP). For example, the murderer of Jennifer Jenkins’ pregnant sister and her husband. Jennifer describes, “[Jenkins’s Sister] begged for the life of her unborn child as [the killer] shot her. He reported to a friend, who testified at his trial, about his ‘thrill kill’ that he just wanted to ‘see what it would feel like to shoot someone’”(Jenkins).