UN report notes Gaza children are recruited by Islamic Jihad, Hamas and that in Lebanon recruitment of children is by Hezbollah and a Palestinian terrorist group called Ansarullah, where “They are exposed to high-level [of] violence & exploitation,” to act against Israel.
By Nitzan Keidar
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has issued a special report on “Children in Violent Conflict'” which strongly criticizes the use of children by terrorist organizations.
Guterres notes in the document that one of the UN’s biggest challenges in this regard is preventing the recruitment of minors for terrorist organizations. “Children who work for terrorist organizations are victims,” Guterres said. Continue Reading »