child soldiers around the world

child soldiers are forest in to war

Thematic Statement:

A topic of the book A long way gone is about child soldier.Even doe they are young they are still getting abuse, and they are force to join the war.
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Quote #1

I joined the army to avenge the deaths of my family and to survive, but I've come to learn that if I am going to take revenge, in that process I will kill another person whose family will want revenge; then revenge and revenge and revenge will never come to an end...”

Quote #2

“My squad is my family, my gun is my provider, and protector, and my rule is to kill or be killed.”
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Child soldiers still being recruited in South Sudan

It was a normal school day in May when Stephen and the 80 or so pupils were packed into classroom number 8 in South Sudan.

But as the children listened to the words of their teacher, soldiers from the rebel forces surrounded the school's pale-blue, concrete classrooms.

Stephen describes being frozen with fear as the rebel fighters took him and more than 100 of his classmates.

They were given no choice. They were now the latest young recruits, in South Sudan's bloody civil war.

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