Sickening new images have emerged purporting to show young Syrian children being trained at a military camp run by Islamic State terrorists.
The photographs, understood to have been taken at a school near the jihadis’ de facto capital Raqqa, show children barely older than five being taught basic combat and survival skills, learning how to use enormous assault rifles, and being given lessons in extremist ideology.
The disturbing images of the school, said to be named Al-Sharea, were shared online by Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently – a small activist collective which secretly documents the shocking violence and oppression the terror group has brought to their home city.
According to the activist group Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently, the Al-Sharea school is specifically run to provide militant training to young males under the age of 16.
Its objective is understood to be to wildly distort the views of young Raqqa residents, creating an entire generation for whom the idea of Islamic extremism and acts of terrorism are second nature.
In much the same way as the Nazi Germany preyed on its impressionable young citizens with the creation of the Hitler Youth, ISIS has long groomed children to take part in jihad, reports Mail Online.
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