civilian internee


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civilian internee

1. A civilian who is interned during armed conflict or occupation for security reasons or for protection or because he or she has committed an offense against the detaining power.
2. A term used to refer to persons interned and protected in accordance with the Geneva Convention Relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War, 12 August 1949 (Geneva Convention). Also called CI. See also prisoner of war.
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Civilian internees are noncombatants who have been detained because they present some threat to coalition forces and therefore require further investigation.
GLORIOUS homecomings will be recalled this weekend, when tribute is paid to the Far East Prisoners of War and civilian internees who returned to Liverpool during the autumn of 1945.
Camp rules and warning signs in Spanish were posted according to Army Regulation (AR) 190-8, Enemy Prisoners of War, Retained Personnel, Civilian Internees and Other Detainees.
Mrs Joan Bulley, aged 60, a member of the Association of British Civilian Internees, said: "I am hopeful of some progress in that there's a meeting being held and we have been told they will discuss the issue of prisoners.
A service, attended by the Queen, veterans, former prisoners of war and civilian internees, will be held at St Martin-in-the-Fields Church.
The Queen and members of the Royal Family will take part in of events on Saturday, including a service attended by veterans, former prisoners of war and civilian internees.
It not only deals with the end of the missionary era in China, contributing to missionary and Christian studies, but also exploits fresh records that illuminate the social history of wartime China, thereby shedding light on the controversial issues surrounding the J apanese treatment of Western civilian internees in Shanghai and North China.
At the request of the parties and with the consent of those concerned, the ICRC, in its role as a neutral intermediary, can facilitate the repatriation of prisoners of war and civilian internees in coordination with the parties to the conflict.
Mr Naylor said: "It is an honour and a privilege to have been invited to unveil this memorial on behalf of the for mer Prisoners of War and civilian internees of the Japanese.
But in the 1990s the group ABCIFER, Association for British Civilian Internees in the Far East Region, drew people's attention to the former camp inmates.
But in the 1990s she was contacted by the Association for British Civilian Internees in the Far East Region (ABCIFER), which was campaigning for the former camp inmates.

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