internationales weblog zum irak-konflikt, dem "krieg gegen terrorismus", etc.: fakten, meinungen, hintergr�nde
international blog on the conflict in iraq and "war on terrorism" and the like: facts, opinions, backgrounds


* Artikel der Genfer Konvention:

Artikel 3:
Zu diesem Zwecke sind und bleiben in bezug auf die oben erw�hnten Personen jederzeit und jedenorts verboten: (...) - Beeintr�chtigung der pers�nlichen W�rde, namentlich erniedrigende und entw�rdigende Behandlung;

Artikel 13:
"Die Kriegsgefangenen m�ssen ferner jederzeit gesch�tzt werden, namentlich auch vor Gewaltt�tigkeit oder Einsch�chterung, Beleidigungen und der �ffentlichen Neugier."

* Article 3:
"the following acts are and shall remain prohibited at any time and in any place whatsoever with respect to the above-mentioned persons:
(a) Violence to life and person, in particular murder of all kinds, mutilation, cruel treatment and torture;
(b) Taking of hostages;
(c) Outrages upon personal dignity, in particular, humiliating and degrading treatment; "

* Article 13

Prisoners of war must at all times be humanely treated. Any unlawful act or omission by the Detaining Power causing death or seriously endangering the health of a prisoner of war in its custody is prohibited, and will be regarded as a serious breach of the present Convention. In particular, no prisoner of war may be subjected to physical mutilation or to medical or scientific experiments of any kind which are not justified by the medical, dental or hospital treatment of the prisoner concerned and carried out in his interest.

Likewise, prisoners of war must at all times be protected, particularly against acts of violence or intimidation and against insults and public curiosity.


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