Taliban Child Fighters

Taliban Child Fighters Taliban children, many recruited as suicide bombers, are being held in prisons across Afghanistan. Brought to you by the foremost documentarian on the Taliban, we meet these captured child fighters and hear their stories.

"The Taliban are building our country", a young boy tells the camera. This is Afghanistan's terrorist generation. "It was one of these vests. They told me to blow myself up at a checkpoint", explains 10-year-old Neaz. Seized by the Taliban after the death of his family, he was offered 50 Afghanis (60p) for his young life. Through unprecedented access this film offers a unique perspective on an ongoing conflict, raising key questions about the legacy of western intervention in Afghanistan.
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