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Protection of war victims

Diplomatic conference on the reaffirmation and development of international humanitarian law applicable in armed conflicts (1974-1977 Geneva)

Protection of war victims

Protocol 1 to the 1949 Geneva conventions

by Diplomatic conference on the reaffirmation and development of international humanitarian law applicable in armed conflicts (1974-1977 Geneva)

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Published by Oceana in Dobbs Ferry, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

In 4 volumes.

Statementby Howard S. Levie.
ContributionsLevie, Howard S., Diplomatic Conference for the Establishment of International Conventions for the Protection of Victims of War (1949 : Geneva)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20719502M

Geneva Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War Adopted on 12 August by the Diplomatic Conference for the Establishment of International Conventions for the Protection of Victims of War, held in Geneva from 21 April to 12 August Entry into force: 21 October GENERAL PROVISIONS. Article 1. The Protocol was adopted by the Diplomatic Conference on the Reaffirmation and Development of International Humanitarian Law Applicable in Armed Conflicts in Geneva. It was signed on 12 December Entry into force on 7 December , in accordance with Article

The Geneva Conventions of and Their Additional Protocols In , an international conference of diplomats built on the earlier treaties for the protection of war victims, revising and updating them into four new conventions comprising articles of law—known as . The most powerful victims of war or faction from the rest of Hellas took refuge with the Athenians as a safe retreat; and at an early period, becoming naturalized, swelled the already large population of the city to such a height that Attica became at last too small to hold them, and they had to .

The urgent need of the hour is the integration of war-affected children in society. Education plays a pivotal role as it is the biggest weapon to dispel the darkness and give hope for a better and Author: Sreeja Menon. 1. Law and war: introductory comments on international humanitarian law, past and present International humanitarian law is a branch of the law of nations, or international law. That law governs relations between members of the international community, namely States. International law is supranational, and its fundamental rules areFile Size: KB.


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GENEVA CONVENTIONS FOR THE PROTECTION OF WAR VICTIMS J Ordered to be printed Mr. MANSFIELD, for Mr. GEORGE, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, submitted the following REPORT [To accompany Executives D, E, F, and G, Eighty-second Congress, first session] The Committee on Foreign Relations, to whom were referred the.

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Description. This Protocol, which supplements the Geneva Conventions of 12 August for the protection of war victims, shall apply in the situations referred to in Article 2 common to those Conventions.

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Furthermore, the Secretary-General has also correctly admitted that the Hague Regulations have a broader scope than the Geneva Conventions, in that they cover not only the protection of victims of armed violence (civilians) or of those who no longer take part in hostilities (prisoners of war), the wounded and the sick) but also the conduct of.

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ebook How the ICRC is constituted, what tasks are assigned to it and what principles guide its work – these are some of the questions which the author, François Bugnion, seeks to answer, examining the tasks and role of the ICRC both from a historical.The four Geneva Conventions of 12 August are international treaties, ratified or acceded to by virtually all States.

They protect the wounded and sick in armed forces in the field; wounded, sick and shipwrecked members of armed forces at sea; prisoners of war; and civilians who find themselves under the rule of a foreign power in the event of international conflict.