The Crimes Of Child Soldiers Essay

1049 Words May 13th, 2015 5 Pages
Children who have gone to war have destroyed families and terrorized innocent people, they shouldn’t be welcomed back into society. When some people look at child soldiers, they may believe that they shouldn’t be punished for the crimes that they had committed because they were forced to do them. These people believe that because they were forced to kill, that the child aren’t responsible for their crimes, however, when the child soldiers aren’t punished, the terrorists will use them for worse crimes. Child soldiers have been trained through their entire lives to hurt and terrorism people. These children that have been trained are unable to stop their violent intentions that they have been gained throughout their lives. All children that have gone to war have gained some type of mental damage. This mental damage makes them unable to be trusted with common tasks in society. Children that have gone to war have terrorized families and relished in the thought of the death they have brought, and with the examples that have been shown by child soldiers that have already been captured, they shouldn’t be welcome back into society.

People may believe that just because the children were forced to commit the war crimes, that they aren’t at fault for anything that they are not responsible for the people that they killed. Some of these people believe that anyone, with time, can change to a better person. Even though this is true for some people , the majority of child…

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