Dignity in Detention: Impact of the Geneva Convention and Contemporary Challenges

  • Shoily Chakraborty and Kunamalla Prerana
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  • Shoily Chakraborty

    Student at CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Pune, Lavasa, India

  • Kunamalla Prerana

    Student at CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Pune, Lavasa, India

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Geneva Conventions are important instruments of Humanitarian Law. These are essentially 4 treaties and 3 additional protocols which set international standards with respect to humanitarian treatment in war. Currently, this convention has been ratified by 196 countries. This paper would look into the Geneva Convention and the provisions of the Convention. It will detail look into the development of the Geneva Convention and the reasons behind its revision with respect to prisoners of war. The paper will further its various applicability in the world and major breaches of the provisions of the Convention along with its aftermath. It will also look into the effectiveness of the Convention with respect to Prisoners of War in today’s context.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 6, Page 1133 - 1144

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.116127

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