Geneva Conventions/Related Articles
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- International law : The formal conduct of interactions between nation-states, both at the national level and on behalf of their citizens; generally accepted as first formalized by Hugo Grotius.
- Military law : Statutes, codes, and common traditions relating to and executed by military courts for the discipline, trial, and punishment of military personnel.
- Just war theory : The branch of ethics concerned with the basis for starting, conducting, and terminating wars
- First Geneva Convention : Add brief definition or description
- Second Geneva Convention : Add brief definition or description
- Third Geneva Convention : In international law, the primary treaty, as of 1949, governing the status and treatment of prisoners of war
- Fourth Geneva Convention : International agreement specifying the obligations of an Occupying Power towards civilians in an area it controls
- Hague Conventions : The first set of international agreements on the laws and conduct of war, generated by conferences in 1899 and 1907
- International Criminal Court : A permanent tribunal, established by treaty among over 120 nations but not part of the United Nations, for trying individuals for crimes against humanity; a number of major countries do not accept its authority
- International Court of Justice : An international organization with the dual roles of settling, in accordance with international law, legal disputes submitted to it by States (Contentious cases ) and to give advisory opinions (Advisory proceedings) on legal questions referred to it by duly authorized United Nations organs and specialized agencies.
- International Military Tribunal (Nuremberg) : Conducted by the four major Allied powers in Europe, this proceeding tried the designated Major War Criminals of Nazi Germany, as well as determining whether certain Nazi organizations were to be considered as criminal conspiracies to which membership was a crime
- International Military Tribunal (Tokyo) : Add brief definition or description
- Laws of Land Warfare : Both the title of a specific U.S. Army manual, as well as a term in customary international law, for acceptable battlefield conduct
- United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea : Add brief definition or description