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  • The Geneva Conventions, which is for the treatment not only of uniformed but also enemy combatants, prohibit such treatment as well.

    CNN Transcript Apr 24, 2009

  • That same year, a 128-nation conference in Geneva promulgated another in a set of rules—the so-called Geneva Conventions—on the humane treatment of prisoners of war.

    The Great Experiment

  • Quibbling with the Geneva Conventions is the wrong signal, by the wrong administration, at the wrong time.

    Questions For The Interrogators

  • But, if the Geneva Conventions is the international standard by which warfare would be conducted and prisoners cared for, so if the United States unilaterally moved forward, I mean, what would be the international response?

    CNN Transcript Sep 14, 2006

  • Basically it's because the Geneva Conventions are a written treaty that apply between nations that have signed it or countries or armed forces that agree to follow them in combat.

    YID With LID

  • And he's "liberated" us from that constitutionally-enacted international treaty called the Geneva Conventions as well as other statutory prohibitions against torture.

    Think Progress

  • MCCAIN: Senator Graham and Senator Lieberman and I had worked very hard to make sure that we didn't torture any prisoners, that we didn't mistreat them, that we abided by the Geneva Conventions which is -- applies to all prisoners.

    CNN Transcript Jun 13, 2008

  • The narrator's sister and father were critically wounded by weapons banned under the Geneva Conventions.

    I Am a Chechen! by German Sadulaev, translated by Anna Gunin – review

  • By putting them at Guantanamo, the United States, meant to be beyond the jurisdiction of both the Geneva Conventions and U.S. courts.

    Carlos Harrison: Unhappy Anniversary, Guantanamo!

  • Waterboarding is against the Geneva Conventions and the United States has tried, and executed, Japanese for the same offenses in WWII.

    Charles Karel Bouley: Tucson: In the Blame Game, We All Lose


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