Any attempts upon their lives, or violence to their persons, shall be strictly prohibited.
POWs should be protected by the basic safeguards of food, housing and appropriate medical care.
Prisoners “shall be released and repatriated without delay after the cessation of active hostilities.”
Subjecting prisoners to physical mutilation or scientific experiments is a grave breach.
Prisoners, whether POWs or enemy civilians, cannot be forced to serve in military operations.