A report by Human Rights Watch  found that the Somali Islamic organization al-Shabaab targets boys as young as 10 for action on the frontline to join its dwindling ranks. Whole classrooms have been forced at gunpoint to leave school and fight. Researchers found that after several weeks of harsh training child recruits are sent for action where they often serve as "cannon fodder" to protect adult fighters.

Children are forced to marry.

At least 1,400 children were subjected to appalling sexual exploitation in Rotherham, England between 1997 and 2013, a report has found.  Children as young as 11 were raped by multiple perpetrators, abducted, trafficked to other cities in England, beaten and intimidated, it said.  The report found: "Several staff described their nervousness about identifying the ethnic origins of perpetrators for fear of being thought as racist; others remembered clear direction from their managers not to do so."

    According to Raymond Ibrahim Rotherham is a small example of a general pattern.  He wrote:

The question begs itself: If Muslim minorities have no fear of exploiting "infidel" women and children in non-Muslim countries—that is, where Muslims themselves are potentially vulnerable minorities—how are Muslims throughout the Islamic world, where they are dominant, treating their vulnerable, non-Muslim minorities?

The answer is a centuries-long, continents-wide account of nonstop sexual predation. Boko Haram's recent abduction and enslavement of nearly 300, mostly Christian, schoolgirls last April in Nigeria is but the tip of the iceberg.

 

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