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ISIS' children: soldiers trained to kill and die

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Isis in Syria and Iraq is systematically recruiting children as young as eight to become soldiers and suicide bombers, and exacts brutal punishment on those who defy them.

Children of the Caliphate is an Evan Williams Productions Limited film for Channel 4 News
Researcher: Hannah Poulter
Field producer: Yilmaz Akinci
Camera: Oliver Englehart
VT Editor: Steve Gibbs
Reported, filmed and Directed by Evan Williams @evanwilliams_tv

“At the camps, the children recruited received weapons training and religious education,” the report reads. “The existence of such camps seems to indicate that Isis systematically provides weapons training for children.

"Subsequently, they were deployed in active combat during military operations, including suicide-bombing missions.”