Geneva Convention


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Geneva Convention

n.
One of a series of agreements first formulated at an international convention held in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1864, establishing rules for the treatment of prisoners of war, the sick, and the wounded.

Geneva Convention

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the international agreement, first formulated in 1864 at Geneva, establishing a code for wartime treatment of the sick or wounded: revised and extended on several occasions to cover maritime warfare and prisoners of war

Gene′va Conven′tion


n.
one of a series of international agreements, first made in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1864, establishing rules for the humane treatment of prisoners of war and of the sick, the wounded, and the dead in battle.
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Noun1.Geneva Convention - an agreement first drawn up in Geneva in 1864 and later revised concerning the treatment of captured and wounded military personnel and civilians in wartime
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Genfer Konvention

Geneva Convention

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The nurse led the way--tall, lithe, graceful--attired in her uniform dress of neat black stuff, with plain linen collar and cuffs, and with the scarlet cross of the Geneva Convention embroidered on her left shoulder.
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The court also condemned the British Ministry of Defense for the arrest of civilians by its troops following the invasion of Iraq, in violation of the Geneva Convention and the Human Rights Act, adopted by Britain in 1998.
Article 49 (6) of the Fourth Geneva Convention states, "The occupying power shall not deport or transfer parts of its own civilian population into the territory it occupies.
the drafters of the 1929 Geneva Convention and 1949 Geneva Conventions
Just as the Fourth Geneva Convention has long protected civilians in times of war, we now need a Digital Geneva Convention that will commit governments to protecting civilians from nation-state attacks in times of peace," Smith (https://blogs.
The Hamdan case ruled that the Bush administration could not deny at least some of the Geneva Convention protections to prisoners suspected of ties to al-Qaeda and the Taliban.
The 'Declaration Concerning the Laws of Naval War' from 1909 constitutes part of the footing for the Geneva Convention and other laws, and therefore is cited here to give an example for circumstances under which blockades are permitted:
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Another concern raised in the declaration is that Israel should "fully and effectively" respect the Fourth Geneva Convention, meant to protect civilians during times of war including in East Jerusalem and other occupied territories.
The Saudi ambassador called upon the states signed in the Fourth Geneva Convention to ensure application of the Convention and international law in the occupied Palestinian territories, including East Al-Quds, and to take the necessary measures compelling Israel to respect the international law.
Such a meeting will seek to force Israel to apply the Geneva Convention to the Palestinian prisoners in the Israeli jails," Palestinian Minister of Detainees' Affairs, Essa Qaraqei told Gulf News.

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