Protection of Rights of War Prisoners under International Law: An Analytical Study

  • Jaspreet Singh and Priyadarshini Tiwari
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  • Jaspreet Singh

    Student at Law College Dehradun, Uttaranchal University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India

  • Priyadarshini Tiwari

    Assistant Professor at Law College Dehradun, Uttaranchal University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India

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Abstract

International law protects the liberties of Prisoner's of conflict regardless of the terrible cost to humanity from dispute. The UN offers an extensive structure for Prisoner care; nevertheless, because of managerial, politics, and tactical variables, implementing these rules in times of conflict can be difficult. Notwithstanding the critical role the International Panel for the Red Cross, better known as the ICRC, plays in defending the rights of prisoners of war, obstacles to its efficient execution still exist. The article examines how these rules are actually put into practice while examining the continuous challenges in defending POW rights. It emphasizes how vital it is that the global community maintain its constant watchfulness. Improving the accountability systems for transgressions of IHL, also known as international humanitarian law, is crucial in order to prevent such atrocities in future generations and guarantee victim justice. The significance of global organisations' advocacy work is emphasised in the article. These programmes encourage the study of international humanitarian law (IHL) for troops and non-governmental organisations (NGOs), support strong legal frameworks, and punish war criminals accountable. Even in the midst of ongoing difficulties, nations around the world can create a stronger framework for defending Prisoners by implementing these actions.

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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 7, Issue 3, Page 3016 - 3024

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.117743

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