Geneva Conventions
The Geneva Conventions comprise four treaties, and three additional protocols, that establish the standards of international law for the humanitarian treatment of war. The singular term Geneva Conven...
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HMS Argenta
HMS Argenta (originally the American cargo ship SS Argenta) was a prison ship of the British Royal Navy.
The two deck steamer was laid down in July 1917 by the National Shipbuilding Company of Ora...
Geneva Conventions (Amendment) Act 1995
Geneva Conventions (Amendment) Act 1995 (c27) made provision for the amendment of the United Kingdom's Geneva Conventions Act 1957 to enable the addition of Protocol I and Protocol II to the Geneva Co...
Geneva Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armies in the Fie...
Geneva Convention for the amelioration of the condition of the wounded and sick in armies in the field, consisting of 39 articles in French, was adopted on 27 July 1929, at the end of the Diplomatic C...
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Geneva Conventions Act 1957
The Geneva Conventions Act 1957 is an Act of Parliament of the United Kingdom that incorporates the provisions of the Geneva Convention into British law.One aspect of the Geneva Conventions Act is tha...
Competent tribunal
Competent Tribunal is a term used in Article 5 paragraph 2 of the Third Geneva Convention, which states:
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) commentary on Article 5 of the Third Ge...
Protocol II
Protocol II is a 1977 amendment protocol to the Geneva Conventions relating to the protection of victims of non-international armed conflicts. It defines certain international laws that strive to prov...
Geneva Conventions and United Nations Personnel (Protocols) Act 2009
The Geneva Conventions and United Nations Personnel (Protocols) Act 2009 (c 6) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It was enacted to give effect to the Third Additional Protocol to the ...
Protocol I
Protocol I is a 1977 amendment protocol to the Geneva Conventions relating to the protection of victims of international conflicts, where "armed conflicts in which peoples are fighting against colonia...
Johnson v. Eisentrager
Johnson v. Eisentrager, 339 U.S. 763 (1950), was a major decision of the U.S. Supreme Court, where it decided that U.S. courts had no jurisdiction over German war criminals held in a U.S.-administered...
Third Geneva Convention
The Third Geneva Convention, relative to the treatment of prisoners of war, is one of the four treaties of the Geneva Conventions. The Geneva Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War w...
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First Geneva Convention
The First Geneva Convention, for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded in Armies in the Field, is one of four treaties of the Geneva Conventions. It defines "the basis on which rest the rul...
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Second Geneva Convention
The Second Geneva Convention, for the Amelioration of the Condition of Wounded, Sick and Shipwrecked Members of Armed Forces at Sea, is one of the four treaties of the Geneva Conventions. The Geneva C...
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Civilian Internee
Civilian internee is a special status of a prisoner under the Fourth Geneva Convention. Civilian internees are civilians who are detained by a party to a war for security reasons. Historical examples ...
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List of parties to the Geneva Conventions
The Geneva Conventions, which were most recently revised in 1949, consist of seven individual treaties which are open to ratification or accession by any sovereign state. They are:The four 1949 Conven...
List of parties to the Geneva Conventions - Wikipedia
Protocol III
Protocol III is a 2005 amendment protocol to the Geneva Conventions relating to the Adoption of an Additional Distinctive Emblem. Under the protocol, the protective sign of the Red Crystal may be disp...
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Geneva Convention (1929)
The Geneva Convention (1929) was signed at Geneva, July 27, 1929. Its official name is the Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War, Geneva July 27, 1929. It entered into force 19 June...
War Crimes Act of 1996
The War Crimes Act of 1996 was passed with overwhelming majorities by the United States Congress and signed into law by President Bill Clinton.The law defines a war crime to include a "grave breach of...
Jean Pictet
Jean Simon Pictet (born 2 September 1914 in Geneva, died 30 March 2002 in Meyrin) was a Swiss jurist, expert in international humanitarian law and senior staff member and Vice President of the Interna...
Fourth Geneva Convention
The Geneva Convention relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War, commonly referred to as the Fourth Geneva Convention and abbreviated as GCIV, is one of the four treaties of the Ge...
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