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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.
acted in violation of the rules of international humanitarian law, specifically the Geneva Convention (III) relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War of 12 August 1949, the Geneva Convention (IV) for the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War of 12 August 1949, Protocol I Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949 relating to the protection of victims of international conflicts, Protocol II Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949 relating to the protection of victims of non-international conflicts, and the Regulations concerning the Laws and Customs of War on Land, as an integral part of the Convention respecting the Laws and Customs of War on Land of 18 October 1907 (IV Hague Convention).
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President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday scored the communist New People's Army (NPA) for invoking the Geneva Conventions - the international rules that protect noncombatants during armed conflict - whenever they were cornered.
It will test Millennials and Generation Z audiences on the choices they think matter in a conflict and their knowledge of the basic principles of humanity that underline the Geneva Conventions - especially critical now to ensure younger generations do not grow up without an understanding of the importance of the rules of war.
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One legal expert has opined that Hamdan's ruling that al-Qaeda members are covered by at least parts of the Geneva Conventions would also apply to American soldiers and CIA operatives.
The reconvened Conference of the High Contracting Parties to the Geneva Conventions has declared the settlements illegal as has the primary judicial organ of the UN, the International Court of Justice and the International Committee of the Red Cross.
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The Geneva Conventions govern the rules of war and military occupation.
Ambassador Riyad Mansour told the Security Council that the international community was obliged to ensure protection of Palestinian civilians under the Geneva Conventions on the conduct of war and occupation.

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