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When Red Cross founder Henry Dunant in 1864 persuaded diplomats to adopt the First Geneva Convention, that all sick and wounded were entitled to medical treatment on the battlefield, he probably never imagined that over 150 years later not only would that be reversed but civilians would be denied ...
The design of this organisation's symbol originates from the First Geneva Convention in 1864 and also lends it the name it is known by. The symbol represents an inverted flag of the native country of the organisation's founder, Henry Dunant, the first recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. That flag by itself is ...

Because there has always been conflict, the first attempts to regulate it can be found in the Old Testament, and those were officially written down and ticked off at the First Geneva Convention in 1864. They enshrined acceptable wartime conduct, also called jus in bello, and acceptable justification to engage ...
Smith invoked the memory of Jean Henri Dunant, whose efforts led to the First Geneva Convention of 1864 that barred attacks on sick and wounded soldiers, along with medics and volunteers engaged in their evacuation. Dunant also founded the International Committee of the Red Cross that provides the ...
The First Geneva Convention deals with land-based warfare, the Second Geneva Convention addresses issues at sea, the Third Geneva Convention deals with prisoners of war and the Fourth Geneva Convention addresses civilians during wartime. There are also Additional Protocols to the Geneva ...
Gov. William Smith and Dr. Hunter Holmes McGuire had the same states-rights, southern-cause passion as their neighbor, Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson. McGuire, whose name also graces our veterans' medical center in South Richmond, is a particularly fascinating example of why we shouldn't consider ...

In 1864, European countries rallied together to pass the first Geneva Convention, a treaty governing how countries would treat wounded and sick soldiers in armed combat. The agreements have been modified multiple times in the decades since. Most importantly, in 1949, the Fourth Geneva Convention ...
It is difficult to overstate the importance of the 1949 Geneva Conventions. Nearly synonymous with the law of war itself, the universally ratified 1949 Conventions are not merely a source of elaborate rules of conduct — they are critical and ubiquitous proof of the power of humanitarian interests to persist ...
One hundred fifty years ago to the day, the first Geneva Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armed Forces in the Field was adopted, enshrining the idea in international law that even in times of war, a certain degree of humanity must be preserved. Switzerland and ...
While recognizing that the Geneva Conventions do not create an obligation to return bodies to their families, the court emphasized that the International Committee of the Red Cross' (ICRC) latest commentary on article 17 of the first Geneva Convention clearly states that release to the family is the preferred ...
The Red Cross originated at the first Geneva Convention of 1864. It set forth the mission of the autonomous humanitarian organization named Red Cross and its articles were signed as an international treaty. It focused first on relieving injured soldiers and protecting prisoners but eventually morphed into a ...
Smith invoked the memory of Jean Henri Dunant, whose efforts led to the First Geneva Convention of 1864 that barred attacks on sick and wounded soldiers, along with medics and volunteers engaged in their evacuation. Dunant also founded the International Committee of the Red Cross that provides the ...
Gov. William Smith and Dr. Hunter Holmes McGuire had the same states-rights, southern-cause passion as their neighbor, Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson. McGuire, whose name also graces our veterans' medical center in South Richmond, is a particularly fascinating example of why we shouldn't consider ...
In 1864, European countries rallied together to pass the first Geneva Convention, a treaty governing how countries would treat wounded and sick soldiers in armed combat. The agreements have been modified multiple times in the decades since. Most importantly, in 1949, the Fourth Geneva Convention ...
It is difficult to overstate the importance of the 1949 Geneva Conventions. Nearly synonymous with the law of war itself, the universally ratified 1949 Conventions are not merely a source of elaborate rules of conduct — they are critical and ubiquitous proof of the power of humanitarian interests to persist ...
One hundred fifty years ago to the day, the first Geneva Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armed Forces in the Field was adopted, enshrining the idea in international law that even in times of war, a certain degree of humanity must be preserved. Switzerland and ...
Smith invoked the memory of Jean Henri Dunant, whose efforts led to the First Geneva Convention of 1864 that barred attacks on sick and ...

As Hathaway and Shapiro note, subsequent “international treaties protected the wounded and medical personnel (First Geneva Convention, ...
The First Geneva Convention deals with land-based warfare, the Second Geneva Convention addresses issues at sea, the Third Geneva ...
The First Geneva Convention deals with land-based warfare, the Second Geneva Convention addresses issues at sea, the Third Geneva ...
He was on the very first Geneva Convention - the rules of war written down, essentially, for the first time, medicalizing and humanizing - as they ...
In 1864, European countries rallied together to pass the first Geneva Convention, a treaty governing how countries would treat wounded and ...
Focused on a single convention, and the First Geneva Convention at that, this first volume of the Updated Commentary enjoys an advantage ...
One hundred fifty years ago to the day, the first Geneva Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armed ...
One hundred fifty years ago to the day, the first Geneva Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armed ...
August 22, 1864: representatives from twelve European countries convene in Switzerland to sign the Geneva Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of ...
In 1863, the Red Cross was founded, and the First Geneva Convention was held in 1864. After World War II, similar international organizations ...
He was on the very first Geneva Convention - the rules of war written down, essentially, for the first time, medicalizing and humanizing - as they ...
Microsoft's second principle resembles the central principle of the First Geneva Convention – the obligation to care for the wounded and sick ...
According to the Article 19 of the First Geneva Convention, “The responsible authorities shall ensure that [fixed establishments and mobile ...
In 1864, European countries rallied together to pass the first Geneva Convention, a treaty governing how countries would treat wounded and ...
Focused on a single convention, and the First Geneva Convention at that, this first volume of the Updated Commentary enjoys an advantage ...
August 22, 1864: representatives from twelve European countries convene in Switzerland to sign the Geneva Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of ...
Now-a-days, we often come across the terms like 'right to education', 'right to information' and 'right to protest peacefully'.
... or Geneva Conventions under the present UN system started as far back as in 1864 when the Swiss Government convened the first international conference in Humanitarian Law, leading to the first Geneva Convention for the Amelioration of the ...
Although there is widespread acceptance of the principle that consent to humanitarian relief operations must not be arbitrarily withheld, (see for example the ICRC's 2016 Commentary to Art.
The standards of international law for humanitarian treatment in war are codified in the four 1949 Geneva Conventions and the additional protocols.
The 2015 Manual answered this proportionality question with an emphatic "no"; the recent revision to the International Red Cross Commentary to the First Geneva Convention answered it with a "yes." This dichotomy of views produced important discourse ...
Relations between the United Kingdom and Russia, which are engulfed in media scandals, sanctions threats, and fears about a new world war, have hit a new low recently, but is there room left for cooperation on the most important international issues ...
The updated commentary on the First Geneva Convention was published online in March 2016 and contains valuable material on universal jurisdiction within the framework of Article 49 of the Convention.
Dunant, a Swiss traveller, spent days tending the wounded and wrote a memoir that led to the founding of the Red Cross and to the first Geneva convention, signed by Europe's great powers in 1864. Solferino inspired the principle that hospitals and army ...
Prior to this agreement, since the first Geneva convention in January 2014, we relied on Russia's ability to put pressure on the Syrian regime to engage in a serious political process.
In this post, I'll discuss the trigger and threshold of non-international armed conflict (NIAC). My point of departure is the much-discussed 2016 Commentary on the First Geneva Convention recently released by the International Committee of the Red ...
The concept of medical neutrality was enshrined in the first Geneva convention more than a century and a half ago, and over those years it has offered countless doctors, nurses and their patients a degree of protection in the cruellest times.
This third post of a series on the ICRC's Updated Commentary on the First Geneva Convention of 1949 offers some concluding observations and further comparisons with the recent DoD Law of War Manual, as well as thoughts on what each might mean for ...
... of persons. It found early success with this second objective when the first Geneva Convention, which required armed groups to impartially care for wounded soldiers and allowed volunteers to attend to them on the battlefield, was adopted in 1864.
Last week, I left off my exploration of the International Committee of the Red Cross's (ICRC) 2016 Updated Commentaries on the First Geneva Convention of 1949 by asking about the significance of consent where governments have lost control over portions ...
... someone to kill others and it performs to specifications without human direction, then it is a trip-gun or mangling snare or springloaded bear-trap, all of which are clearly and distinctly banned under international law, specifically the first ...
Like the US Government, the ICRC must be applauded for its production of the 2016 Updated Commentary on the First Geneva Convention. It is an update that has broader effect due to its handling of Articles 2 and 3, which are common to all of the 1949 ...
The first Geneva Convention, which ensured aid to war wounded, was adopted as the American Civil War raged. Battlefield nurse Clara Barton helped convince the United States to sign on.


 

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