Issa, 10 years old, fixes a mortar launcher in a weapons factory of the Free Syrian Army in Aleppo, September 7, 2013.
10-year-old Issa works in a weapons factory of the Free Syrian Army for 10 hours every day except Fridays.
Very disturbing photos. Both sides of Syrian conflict are committing crimes against humanity.
Sad, really sad indeed, this boy like countless others in countries like Syria and Afghanistan need to go to school rather than toiling all day in factories.
This beautiful boy is likely to die a tragic death… sad :(
This is common occurrence in KP. So we should not be shocked when it occurs everyday in our own country.
Dying for a cause is better than living for nothing.
My heart weeps to see muslim childeren doing what they are forced to do
JazakAllah Khair, Chhote Mujahid.
stunning (and heartbreaking) pictures
Disgusting-horrible: Muslims killing each other involving innocent children who are supposed to hold pen
He is clearly posing for the pictures, and besides, the way this conflict is going many children like him have already lost their lives due to the bombardment of both sides.
Very sad thing to see that these small kids are victim of game that elders play. At this tender age he should be playing out with his friends instead to work with weapons. Its a crime against humanity.
If you are trying to convince us that weapons are being made by the free syrian army through even involving child labour than I am sorry – we are not going to to buy this story – the fact is FSA is fed by weapons and money by Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Turkey, USA and the west. Please do not try to distort the truth.
Yeh bhi koi umar hai bhala?
Caught in Violence? Such an absurd title. Like cleaning up/ maintaining of these weapons is not at all contributing to the ongoing violence. This “little” boy has as much blood on his hands as the rebels shooting people relentlessly. Why do Muslims excel so much at violence and crash up side down on something creative. Shameful.
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