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International Committee of the Red Cross and the protection of war victims

François Bugnion

International Committee of the Red Cross and the protection of war victims

by François Bugnion

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Published by International Committee of the Red Cross, Macmillan Education in [Geneva], Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International Committee of the Red Cross -- History,
  • War relief -- History,
  • War victims -- Legal status, laws, etc,
  • War -- Relief of sick and wounded,
  • War -- Protection of civilians

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 1071-1120) and indexes.

    Other titlesProtection of war victims
    StatementFranc̦ois Bugnion ; foreword by Cornelio Sommaruga ; translated from the French by Patricia Colberg, Edward Markee, and Nicolas Sommer.
    ContributionsInternational Committee of the Red Cross.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV568 .B8313 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationlxviii, 1161 p., [32] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages1161
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16223916M
    ISBN 100333747712
    LC Control Number2007366325

    The law of war refers to the component of international law that regulates the conditions for war (jus ad bellum) and the conduct of warring parties (jus in bello).Laws of war define sovereignty and nationhood, states and territories, occupation, and other critical terms of international law. Among other issues, modern laws of war address the declarations of war, acceptance of surrender and. The International Committee of the Red Cross and the protection of war victims / Franc̦ois Bugnion ; foreword by Cornelio Sommaruga ; translated from the French by .

    The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is a Swiss-based impartial, neutral and independent organization ensuring humanitarian protection and assistance for victims of war and other situations of : Barry Turner. XVIIth International Red Cross Conference, Stockholm, August Title from PDF t.p. (Military legal resources, viewed on July 6, ). "No. 4a." Contributor: International Committee of the Red Cross - International Conference of the Red Cross Date:

    aegis of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) with the protection of the victims of conflict as their central concern; the "law of The Hague", based on the results of the Peace Conferences in the capital of the Netherlands in and , which dealt principally with theFile Size: 51KB. International Committee of the Red Cross ___ Martinus Nijhoff Publishers ___ BYJL British Year Book of international Law to the Governments Parties to the Geneva Conventions for the Protection of War Victims and to the IVth Hague Convention of .


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Between and the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement as a whole led a World Campaign for the Protection of Victims of War which increased the awareness of the public and of governments throughout the world.

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