Published on 15th February 2017 by

How ISIS recruits children who live in its territory to be the next generation of fighters.

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Tens of thousands of children currently live in parts of Iraq and Syria that ISIS controls. The group is actively recruiting some of them to be its next generation of fighters. Boys who went through its training describe the coercive methods ISIS uses to indoctrinate children to encourage unquestioning loyalty and obedience, as it prepares them to fight.

Reported, produced, and directed by Evan Williams
Shooting Producer: Oliver Englehart
Researcher: Hannah Poulter
Field Producer: Yilmaz Akinci
Editor: Steve Gibbs

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