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Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949

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The Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949 are a crucial set of international agreements that establish humanitarian laws and protections for individuals affected by armed conflict. Created by the International Committee of the Red Cross, these conventions outline the rights of prisoners of war, civilians, and medical personnel during times of war.

This book provides a comprehensive explanation of the four Geneva Conventions and their additional protocols, offering detailed insight into the principles and rules that govern humanitarian actions in times of conflict. The text is well-organized and easy to understand, making it a valuable resource for anyone interested in international humanitarian law.

Overall, the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949 is a crucial reference guide for those working in the fields of law, human rights, and conflict resolution. It serves as a reminder of the importance of upholding human dignity and protecting vulnerable populations during times of war.

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"This Convention represents the fourth updated version of the Geneva Convention on the wounded and sick following those adopted in 1864, 1906 and 1929. It contains 64 articles. These provide protection for the wounded and sick, but also for medical and religious personnel, medical units and medical transports. The Convention also recognizes the distinctive emblems. It has two annexes containing a draft agreement relating to hospital zones and a model identity card for medical and religious personnel." - Summary by International Committee of the Red Cross

Please note, this recording DOESN'T include the 3 protocols.

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