International law draws lines that do not in all ways match our sense of the most awful behavior.
The United Nations as an intergovernmental institution is not a party to the conventions.
By William A. Orme, Jr. In the vicious civil conflicts and undeclared cross-border battles that ...
By Kenneth Anderson Although the West Bank and Gaza are referred to by nearly ...
The wounded, sick, and shipwrecked, as well as prisoners of war and civilians are protected by law.
POWs should be protected by the basic safeguards of food, housing and appropriate medical care.
Ruses of war are not prohibited: Camouflage, decoys, mock operations, and misinformation are all permitted ruses.
No one may be convicted or sentenced unless he has received a fair trial.
Each Party to the conflict shall be bound to apply, as a minimum, the following provisions.