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.
For civilian internees behind enemy lines, the possibility of an untimely death would be very real, and the legacy of a written record would be an important function of their diaries, one that would resist the loss of self that Mao recalls.
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.
Scott, who was a 2016 Pulitzer Prize finalist for Target Tokyo, focuses in part on the 7,500 or so Americans and others held as prisoners of war or civilian internees in squalid conditions, and their dramatic rescue by US troops.
The last paragraph of the Agreement reads 'Both governments agree that their respective heads will meet again at a mutually convenient time in the future and that in the meanwhile the representatives of the two sides will meet to discuss further the modalities and arrangements for the establishment of durable peace and normalization of relations, including the questions of repatriation of prisoners of war and civilian internees, a final settlement of Jammu and Kashmir and the resumption of diplomatic relations.' It is significant to note that the Agreement did recognize Kashmir as a disputed territory when it mentioned pendency of its final settlement, thus nullifying Indian claims of Kashmir being its integral part.
* Managing, in coordination with the assistant chief of staff, logistics (G-4), the internment and resettlement of enemy prisoners of war, civilian internees, dislocated civilians, and U.S.
(200) For both Conventions, the drafters at the Diplomatic Conference wished to make the obligation to release prisoners of war and civilian internees independent of the political will of either party or the conclusion of a peace treaty.
(10) In May 1944 all civilian internees were moved to a camp in Sime Road where the internees were able to grow some of their own food.
We hereby command the Japanese Imperial Government and the Japanese Imperial General Headquarters at once to liberate all allied prisoners of war and civilian internees now under Japanese control and to provide for their protection, care, maintenance and immediate transportation to places as directed.
Last weekend, the commemorative events related to the 70th anniversary of VJ Day, an immensely moving service, organised jointly by St Mary's Anglican Church and the Belford United Reform Church, attracted a large congregation who heard a series of harrowing but inspiring addresses from individuals based upon the recorded experiences of family members of former POWs and civilian internees. Belford's commemorations of VJ Day will live long in my memory.
A service attended by the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh, veterans, former prisoners of war and civilian internees will be held in central London.

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