In the article Child Soldiers Should Be Prosecuted, it states “ In Sierra Leone child soldiers committed acts of rape, mutilation and mass killings of civilians.”(na some people will think that they should be held against their crimes but they were forced to kill by the commanders they would have not done any of these stuff if they weren’t forced to do it they were kids and believed in everything so when they got taken the commander could have told them he's their dad so they look up to him as a leader and do everything they say so they will also do it for food because they don’t get to eat if they don’t kill and go out to war. Also, it must be said that they are just little kids and they don’t know what is right from wrong in the article armed and underage, it states, “He is shouldering an automatic fully loaded rifle.” This shows that they are little and they are forced to carry the gun or they will be made an example of by the commanders or some of the commanders solder and then they will use that to have more control over them because they will be scared and they will know what will happen if they try to display him. This is why some people think that they should be prosecuted but they should be given amtey because they were young and they were forced into
“Human-rights experts estimate that more than 2000,000 children worldwide are still being used as combatants, usually against their will…. there have been reports of children being used as soldiers or suicide bombers.” This evidence from Armed & Underage explains how so many of these child soldiers didn’t have any choice. They’re forced to fight, forced to kill, and many are forced to die. Why should we punish those who never had a choice? Furthermore, child soldiers should not be held morally responsible for their
Together with his followers they tortured the young woman and assaulted her with stones before Drew broke her neck with his bare hands and decapitated her. The violence continued even after this, Drew did things to her headless corpse that are too disturbing to chronicle here but whatever you’re thinking I assure you, it was far worse. In 1981 he was given a life sentence without the possibility of parole. 5 Teen Murder Spree Tumblr.com Natasha Cornett had a troubled childhood. She suffered from severe bipolar disorder and anorexia and to make matters worse her parents had limited health insurance.
The abuse was so bad that when Gacy was molested by a family friend he suffered in silence. Gacy was so scared about what his father would do he chose to keep quiet. John Wayne Gacy was guilty of killing 33 people mostly teenage boys and burying them under his house. He got most of his victims by dressing up as pogo the clown. In conclusion I fully believe that that abuse and bullying have a lot to do with how a person reacts.
Unfortunately, he was unable to see his family due to rebels attacking. His mental state was heavily damaged at that point. Waiting years to see your family again just to see them killed is truly depressing. When Ishmael started to train as a boy soldier, he soon became determined to avenge his family. This is shown when the lieutenant was brainwashing Ishmael, telling them to kill the one that killed their family.
Ha also lost her father because of the war. Thus, numerous refugees experienced and are experiencing similar losses because it does not matter why or how they became refugees; they all experience the universal refugee experience. These shows how there are always wars that made refugees who they are. All refugees go through painful changes to turn “inside out” but most managed to get their lives “back again” as they settles in their new homes. Anne, Ha,
In Death Without Weeping, the author Nancy Scheper-Hughes explains the everyday life of sickness, and death of children in shantytown called the Alto de Cruzeiro. She continues on to explain how most newborn babies are left alone to die without any care. In our culture that is extremely looked down upon and most people stop and think, how could you do something so horrible to an innocent newborn baby. Again, this article is a prime example how cultures differ in so many ways possible that most of us don’t even realize. Something that caught my eye right off the bat was when Scheper-Hughes asked Nailza de Arruda, “Why do the church bells ring so much?”.
They had very good intentions but unrealistic expectations, most of the kids were placed into bad homes and had to go to multiple new homes until they found on that was good for them. Three kids in particular, had many not so good events and homes before they choose a family that was right for them. When you think of “not so good events” little things come to mind like your dog dying, losing a friends because of drama, or getting grounded. These things are nothing compared to the things that happen to Molly in the
Juvenile Offenders Are Not Innocent Children A teenager kills his parents, another even younger boy kills his teacher by bringing a gun to school and fatally shooting him. Do these juveniles deserve a second chance? The simplest answer is, no. There are juvenile offenders that have rehabilitated and maybe do deserve parole. But most will not rehabilitate and will continue their life of crime if they are granted this.
The rebels start to torture and taunt these children as Ishmael’s group watched. Therefore, making it evident of the before and after of the war, no one at that age would be disrespected before the war, which made the effects of the social norms evident. They are continuously reminded of the rebels that killed their families and that they are inhumane. The theme of the horror of war is prevalent throughout the novel as Ishmael and the other boys face
According to what detectives discovered of Maple’s body, she suffered a head injury, was strangled and was also raped. The reasoning for Brandon’s acts of terrible violence all started when he was a kid. No one just grows up and decides to kill and hurt people if they don’t at least have some form of a psychological
One day, one of the girls she played with and was very close to disappeared.Nobody knew what happened to her or where she went, but they were sure the soldiers had something to do with it. The soldiers just kept shoving more and more thousands of jews in this harsh community. People often died of starvation, or freezing to death in their apartments, because they didn’t have heat. Also there were many sicknesses, and diseases, caused by the over population of people there in the ghetto. As a couple years go