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International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Geneva Convention: Protection of Victims of War

Pramjit Singh

Abstract: The Geneva Conventions define the basic rights of wartime prisoners, established protections for the wounded and sick, and established protections for the civilians in and around a war-zone. These are the set of 4 treaties & 3 additional protocols, that establish the standards of International law for humanitarian treatment in war.

Keywords: Geneva Convention, Prisoners of war, Protection of war victims, ICRC, Red Crescent & red cross society, International humanitarian law, Non international armed conflicts, Impartial humanitarian relief, non combatants, Additional protocols



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