“Islamic State ‘terror schools’: Children as young as FIVE trained to fight and kill,” by Rebecca Perring, Express, October 30, 2014:
Sickening images show youngsters brandishing semi-automatic assault rifles, tackling assault courses and posing next to IS’s black flag as they learn how to fight and kill.
More than 300 children have reportedly been kidnapped or brainwashed in to joining terror training camps at the al-Sharea school in Raqqa, Syria, where they are repeatedly asked whether they want to be a young jihadist or suicide bomber.
Boys between the ages of five and eighteen are forced to repeat calls for the murder of Western “infidels.”
The footage has been posted online by an anti-IS campaign group named ‘Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently’ who regularly go undercover to document life under the extreme jihadists.
Some of the children have already joined fighting against Kurdish forces in the Syrian border city of Kobani, where the United States have stepped up their fierce air strike campaign.
A spokesman from campaigners in Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently, said IS militants kidnap youngsters or buy them from their vulnerable families.
He told The Sun: “IS has recently stepped up its youth recruitment to brainwash minors and create an army of loyal followers.”…