Tag: Abby Zimet

Calling All 16-Year-Old Recruits: Get Your Battlefield Casualties Action Man – P.T.S.D., Paralyzed and Dead – Now!

The UK is the only EU member and one of only nineteen countries worldwide, including North Korea and Iran, that still recruits 16-year-olds, a practice that’s been challenged by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child and many other human rights groups. Still, figures released in 2014 show that one of four new recruits there were too young to vote, drink or smoke, but not to die