Nigerian troops are concerned about the use of women and child-soldiers as human shields by Boko Haram militants in their quest to weaken military operations.
A top security source in the North East, who disclosed this, said the terrorists recruit, rape and kill some of the young captives who are reluctant to join them in their dastardly acts.
By Waleed Abu al-Khair
A recent spate of videos showing children and teenagers in Syria attending al-Qaeda-linked training camps has raised alarm among activists and observers, who say this practice by al-Qaeda affiliates Jabhat al-Nusra and the “Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant” (ISIL) exploits children and turns them into fighters.
A recent spate of videos showing children and teenagers in Syria attending al-Qaeda-linked training camps has raised alarm among activists and observers, who say this practice by al-Qaeda affiliates Jabhat al-Nusra and the "Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant" (ISIL) exploits children and turns them into fighters.
QUEZON CITY, Feb 10 (PIA) -- With the successful signing of the peace negotiations with the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), we must now have serious efforts to address the practice of using children as combatants in armed conflict.
When it comes to war in Syria the soldiers can comes as young as 4 years old, according to Fox News. A pint-sized four year old child soldier Jihadist is seen on video firing a deadly AK-47 “where Al Qaeda-linked Jihadists called him "one of the cubs of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant,” reported Fox News.
Rabat — Morocco needs tougher laws to combat human trafficking, a United Nations envoy warns.
Upon invitation of the government, United Nations Special Rapporteur Joy Ngozi Ezeilo just visited Rabat, Casablanca and Tangier to assess the magnitude of the problem in the kingdom.
Swat, Pakistan (CNN) -- Just over one week ago, Pakistani authorities paraded 11 children accused of terrorism in front of the local media. The boys, aged 10 to 16, were apprehended while attempting to plant home-made explosives on behalf of local militant groups operating in and around the city of Quetta, in Balochistan.
Free Syrian Army members are trafficking in the body organs of Syrian civilians and army soldiers after kidnapping and murdering them, according to a report in the Turkish paper Yurt.
The newspaper's correspondent in Syria had shed the light “heinous events and violations regarding the organ trafficking by FSA terrorists” (see article: Syrian Terrorists Involved in Illegal Human Organ Trade http://english.farsnews.com/newstext.php?nn=9107112988).
Effectively combating transnational and cross border crimes requires close cooperation and commitment of several states, because it surpasses a single nation to combat crimes such as terrorism, human and drug trafficking. It is in this regards that Rwanda National Police hosted the Eastern Africa police Chiefs Cooperation Organization (EAPCCO) Police Command Post Exercise (PCXPX).