The use of child soldiers to commit acts of terror is common amongst militias which rival the government in countries experiencing civil war.

Background of war in Sierra Leone:  In ‘A Long Way Gone’, we learn about Ishmael Beah’s journey as a child soldier fighting in Sierra Leone civil war. Beah uses his vivid recollection to speak, in detail, about what he experienced in his time as a child soldier. It is a perspective of life as a […]