“Are There Any Children for Sale?”: Genocide and the Transfer of Armenian Children (1915–1922)

  title={“Are There Any Children for Sale?”: Genocide and the Transfer of Armenian Children (1915–1922)},
  author={Keith David Watenpaugh},
  journal={Journal of Human Rights},
  pages={283 - 295}
  • K. Watenpaugh
  • Published 1 July 2013
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Human Rights
The forced transfer of children from one group to another is considered an element of the crime of genocide, yet this subject has attracted little scholarly attention. Using the history of the mass transfer of Armenian children during the Armenian Genocide of 1915–1922 as a case, this article argues that the study of child transfer and recovery is critical to both the history of human rights and a more sophisticated understanding of genocide, including the forms of genocide accompanying the… 

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