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Argumentative Essay On Child Soldiers

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Imagine you were one of the 300,000 child soldiers from as young as even 7 years old who served in one of the many armed forces where you would fight and kill many innocent people thinking you were doing it for a good cause. Everyday of your life you see dead bodies you and your rebel group have killed. Many children under the age of 18 go to sleep with peace and love, some children go to sleep knowing they are in a war where they are killing innocent lives. While this is happening, there has been an increase in number and in power of multiple rebel groups. Children are forced by commanders through drugs and things which you can’t even imagine, to kill innocent civilians, and even their own families. There are multiple perspectives on this issue and this issue has yes and no for amnesty and not amnesty. Some critics say that some child soldiers are perpetrators and some believe that child soldiers know that they are killing innocent people which some child soldiers believe killing is right. However, I do believe in the critics who say that some child soldiers are not innocent. I do believe that some who are older than the age of 13 years old and can take consequences for their killing and do know what they are doing. But those that are under 13 years old are innocent and still lack mental maturity and don’t understand what they are doing which means they are brainwashed to believe that what they are doing is right. If they’re under 13 years old and have proven not to be a
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