Essays Tagged: "Geneva Convention"

Can morality be found in POW camps?

und a website titled and this website provided me with information on the 3rd Geneva Convention rules on war and POW camps. It went into great detail on the rules of warfare and ... moral about it, but war is a part of humanity and with war comes POW camps. The outcome of the 3rd Geneva Convention created rules to make certain morality in a time of war. The 3rd Geneva Convention ...

(2 pages) 27 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

Critically discuss the role and importance of intenational commercial arbitration as an alternative dispute settlement mechanism in international trade today.

e "New York Convention". (, 2004). The 1958 convention succeeded on the basis of the 1927 Geneva Convention and the 1923 Geneva Protocol, where it is stated, under the Article III, each stat ... er-American Convention of 1975 which has be likened to the New York Convention, and the European or Geneva Convention of 1961. The primary purpose of this convention was to facilitate the efficiency o ...

(12 pages) 310 0 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays


Christianity there is a command "Do not kill ". Abortion violates doctors. Hipocrates oath and the Geneva Convention, which says: "I will show the highest respect for human life from the moment of co ...

(2 pages) 50 1 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

This paper covers the scandal of prisoner abuse in abu ghraib in Iraq.

less of the outcome. The United States should keep their interrogation guidelines friendly with the Geneva Convention. The soldiers should not be taking advantage of their position and abusing or humi ... to violate prisoners' rights in order to gain potential information that could save many lives.The Geneva Convention was created in order to protect the rights of prisoners of war. The regulatory gui ...

(4 pages) 65 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights


ations concerning prisoners during wartime.After millions of prisoners were killed during WWII, the Geneva Convention (1949) was created. It broadened the definition of prisoner of war to include civi ... ition of prisoner of war to include civilians. The South Vietnamese were charged with violating the Geneva Convention during the Vietnam War. Also, during the Korean War, the United Nations forces acc ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Torture: The Abuse of Violence

on (Seidman 881-919). The term "unlawful" is especially stressed, and the law mentioned here is the Geneva Convention of 1949, which is applied internationally. The Geneva Convention talks about polic ... about policies regarding treatment of detainees and prisoners ("Resolution" 26); Article 17 of the Geneva Concentration specifically states that a person who refuses to answer questions may not be ph ...

(4 pages) 163 1 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues


e as immoral and inhumane and strongly disapproves of it. ( Geneva Conventions were also held to prohibit the torture. These four conventions specifically prote ... t 2006146898c125641e004aa3c5>."Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights." GenevaConvention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War. UN. 23 Oct 2006.The Guildford Four. ...

(3 pages) 139 0 4.7 Feb/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Ho Chi Minh and the Vietnam War

cupying Japanese forces and changed his name to Ho Chi Minh (Brocheux 127-28).When it was after the Geneva Convention in July 1954, the United States government started to support South Vietnam toward ...

(21 pages) 30 0 0.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies


D The United States considers the detainees to be "unlawful combatants" and thus not subject to the Geneva Conventions that govern the treatment of prisoners of war.Although U.S. officials insist the ... n Monday, the International Committee of the Red Cross said the United States may have violated the Geneva Convention by releasing photographs of the detainees.The pictures, published over the weekend ...

(2 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Pride -- (war essay) --

amed for my men to surrender hoping this opposing commander would give us mercy in the light of the Geneva Convention.In my mind I fit everything together, even as I watched my men slaughtered. It had ...

(3 pages) 740 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Blood Drive Report

nd to emergencies.In 1863, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent movement was established in Geneva, Switzerland due to the efforts of Swiss businessman, Henry Dunant. Dunant's writings inspire ... ngs inspired the First Geneva Convention where delegates from twelve countries signed the Treaty of Geneva to protect the wounded during wartime. Clara Barton founded the American Association of the R ...

(10 pages) 22 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Should Torture be legal or not

against al Qaeda members, or other terrorists associated with them. Al Qaeda is not governed by the Geneva Conventions, so they do not have those rights like others would. The group also lost their Pr ... l. Torture is not allowed to be used against Prisoners of war, it states in article 17 of the Third Geneva Convention that "No physical or mental torture, nor any other form of coercion, may be inflic ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2012

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights