Commentary on the First Geneva Convention: Volume 1: Convention (I) for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armed Forces in the ... on the 1949 Geneva Conventions)

Commentary on the First Geneva Convention Volume Convention I for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armed Forces in the on the Geneva Conventions The application and interpretation of the four Geneva Conventions of and their two Additional Protocols of have developed significantly in the sixty years since the International Committee o

  • Title: Commentary on the First Geneva Convention: Volume 1: Convention (I) for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armed Forces in the ... on the 1949 Geneva Conventions)
  • Author: International Committee of the Red Cross
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 136
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • The application and interpretation of the four Geneva Conventions of 1949 and their two Additional Protocols of 1977 have developed significantly in the sixty years since the International Committee of the Red Cross ICRC first published its Commentaries on these important humanitarian treaties To promote a better understanding of, and respect for, this body of law, theThe application and interpretation of the four Geneva Conventions of 1949 and their two Additional Protocols of 1977 have developed significantly in the sixty years since the International Committee of the Red Cross ICRC first published its Commentaries on these important humanitarian treaties To promote a better understanding of, and respect for, this body of law, the ICRC commissioned a comprehensive update of its original Commentaries, of which this is the first volume Its preparation was coordinated by Jean Marie Henckaerts, ICRC legal adviser and head of the project to update the Commentaries The First Convention is a foundational text of international humanitarian law It contains the essential rules on the protection of the wounded and sick, those assigned to their care, and the red cross and red crescent emblems This article by article Commentary takes into account developments in the law and practice to provide up to date interpretations of the Convention The new Commentary has been reviewed by humanitarian law practitioners and academics from around the world It is an essential tool for anyone working or studying within this field.

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