Prisoners of war in international armed conflict
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Published by Naval War College Press, Naval War College, for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Newport, R.I, Washington .
Written in English


  • Prisoners of war.

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Statementby Howard S. Levie.
SeriesInternational law studies ;, v. 59
LC ClassificationsJX1295 .U4 vol. 59, JX5141 .U4 vol. 59
The Physical Object
Paginationlxix, 529 p. :
Number of Pages529
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4718351M
LC Control Number78005135

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Captured combatant in international armed conflict becomes a prisoner of war. He has the immunity from being punished for the taking of arms, which is the main purpose of distinguishing in international armed conflicts. Prisoner of war must at all times be treated humanely. ( GenevaFile Size: KB. International Humanitarian Law and Prisoners of War. supplemented (for international conflicts) by Additional Protocol I. (often in the framework of armed conflicts or instances of Author: Qudus Mumuney. applies during civil wars or non-international armed conflicts. This Common Article 3 imposes a general obligation to uphold the personal dignity of persons taking no active partin the hostilities during an internal armed conflict, including those in detention. The issue The rule protecting prisoners of war against insults and public curiosity was. Rules governing the treatment and conditions of detention of civilian internees under IHL are very similar to those applicable to prisoners of war. In non-international armed conflicts, Article 3 common to the Geneva Conventions and Additional Protocol II provide that persons deprived of liberty for reasons related to the conflict must.

“The Juridical Status of Irregular Combatant Under the International Humanitarian Law of Armed Conflict”, in Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, Vol. 9(1), , pp. MOORE Catherine, “The United States, International Humanitarian Law and the Prisoners at Guantánamo Bay”, in The International Journal of Human. Note: The implications of being recognised as a combatant in an international armed conflict are significant, as only combatants have the right to participate directly in hostilities (for a definition of combatants, see Rule 3).Upon capture, combatants entitled to prisoner-of-war status may neither be tried for their participation in the hostilities nor for acts that do not violate. International law includes rules on the treatment of prisoners of war but extends protection only to combatants. This excludes civilians who engage in hostilities (by international law they are war criminals; see war crimes) and forces that do not observe conventional requirements for combatants (see war, laws of). PRISONERS OF WAR TABLE OF CONTENTS Page PREFACE ii CHAPTER 1. LAWS THAT APPLY TO PRISONERS OF WAR 1 International Law 1 US Laws and Guidelines 3 CHAPTER 2. RIGHTS OF PRISONERS OF WAR 5 Protection 6 Proper Transport 6 Separation 6 Camp Inspection 7 Favorable Work Conditions 7 Personal Effects 7 Mail ~ 7 Military Pay 7 Quarters ; 7 Clothing 8 Food 8.