child soldiers

News

Burmese Parents Are Holding Fake Funerals to Keep Their Children Safe

These families will do anything to prevent their children from being recruited by the country’s rebel groups.
Meera Navlakha
7.19.19
terrorism

Surabaya Attacks Shine Light on Indonesia's Juvenile Jihadist Problem

Four of the six attackers in the first string of suicide bombings were children.
Adi Renaldi
5.15.18
Stuff

How Two American Teens Became Assassins for a Mexican Cartel

A new non-fiction book details the bloody rise and fall of two Texas teenagers who became contract killers for the Zetas, killing dozens of people.
Seth Ferranti
9.18.16
News

Nearly Half of Canadians Are Fine with Omar Khadr’s Bail, but Not Many Like Him

While nearly 40 percent of Canadians see former Guantanamo prisoner Khadr as a child soldier, about one in four still consider him a terrorist.
Rachel Browne
5.19.15
behind the bars: guantanamo bay

Growing Up, Guantánamo

A number of adolescents have been held as prisoners at Guantánamo Bay. This is their story.
Andrea Jones
11.10.14
News

The Little Lion: Syria’s 11-Year-Old Killing Machine

We met one of the war-torn country's child soldiers, 11-year-old Mohammed Afar.
Glen Johnson
1.11.13
News

Should I Donate Money to Kony 2012 or Not?

And does seeking out Invisible Children's faults make me a cynical snob?
Alex Miller
3.7.12
News

Silent Asylum

The life of a refugee in detention is sad, lonely and boring.
Alice Mckeever
2.21.12
The Clowny Clown Clown Issue

The Doodles of War

Liberia's child soldiers drew some pretty horrifying stuff. Tim Hetherington photographed it.
Bruno Bayley
9.2.08