geneva

  1. artistauthor

    Would the Geneva Convention apply in a war between Earth and an alien civilization?

    I saw for sale two DVDs- each dealing with the theme of a war between Earth and an extraterrestrial civilization, "American Warships" and "Battlefield: Los Angeles" recently. During the latter film, a US Marine disembowels a captured alien(not in the heat of combat but to interrogate him/her)...
  2. Sobo

    Austrian foreign minister: close down med / abolish geneva convention nonsense...

    I fully agree with the new plan from Sebastian Kurz regarding the mediterranean route. He closed down the Balkan this spring and i´m very thankful for that. His new plan for the mediterranean sea is perfect as well. He plans to adopt the australian model All boats will be stopped on high sea...
  3. F

    Any earlier international agreement resemblant to Geneva Conventions?

    Was there any international agreement that predated the Geneva Conventions and had somewhat similar concept? If so, how was it observed?
  4. Porter Rockwell

    Was Japanese Internment in WWII a violation of the Geneva Convention?

    Article 33 of the 1949 Geneva Convention states that “No persons may be punished for an offense he or she has not personally committed. Collective penalties and likewise all measures of intimidation or of terrorism are prohibited. Pillage is prohibited. Reprisals against persons and their...
  5. Menshevik

    Does the Geneva Convention apply to the Taliban?

    Or Al-Qaeda? Or any other type of "freedom fighter" or terrorist? Convention (III) relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War. Geneva, 12 August 1949. (b) that of having a fixed distinctive sign recognizable at a distance; (c) that of carrying arms openly; (6) Inhabitants of a...
  6. A

    A book on etiquette that would have been used in Geneva between 1790 and 1800

    If this forum can answer this, it can answer anything! :) Does anyone know of a book about etiquette that would have been used in Geneva between 1790 and 1800? It need to be a book written at the time, possibly in the early 1790s. I need the information for a novel I'm writing. Title and...