School Lessons in War: Children at Tuol Sleng & the Rise of International Protections for Children in War
16 Willamette Journal of International Law and Dispute Resolution 28 (Spring 2008)
48 Pages Posted: 22 Jul 2010 Last revised: 25 Jun 2013
Date Written: July 20, 2010
This paper uses the exploitation of children by the Khmer Rouge at Tuol Sleng torture prison as a point of departure to survey the rise of international protections for children in war from an historical perspective.
Keywords: Khmer Rouge, Tuol Sleng, children in war, child soldiers, international children's rights, children's rights, international law
JEL Classification: K33
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