Lessons for Geneva Convention

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  • A Sourcebook & Study Guide for High School & College Classrooms: Torture and War Crimes: the U.S. Record in Documents - … ." 2. Geneva Conventions The four Geneva Conventions were created by representatives from the U.S. and other nations in 1949. The third convention covers the … found in the Geneva Conventions. 5. February 2002. The White House announced that the U.S. would apply the Geneva Conventions to Afghan prisoners … . All of these techniques violate the Geneva Conventions, but President Bush had previously declared that the Geneva Conventions did not apply to Al Qaeda …
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  • American Treatment of Iraqi & Afghan Prisoners: Who is to Blame? - … terror" to be outside the protections of the Geneva Conventions (for a description of the Geneva Conventions, please see American Treatment of Iraqi and … Qaeda followers have no rights under the Geneva Conventions that it is bound to follow. But Geneva Convention III states: "Should any doubt arise … was prohibited by the Geneva Conventions, but President Bush had already declared on Feb. 7, 2002 that the Geneva Conventions did not apply to …
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  • Reading the Geneva Conventions - … history of the Geneva Conventions. This lesson is meant to present the students with the exact wording of the Geneva Conventions so that they … gray areas in the Conventions can you detect? Synthesis: What can you generalize about the Geneva Conventions? Generalizations: 1. The Geneva Conventions cover the rights … ICRC governs the Geneva Conventions and monitors adherence to the Conventions. 3. Almost every nation in the world has ratified the Conventions. 4. Regarding …
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  • War Fair - … United Nations, known colloquially as "the Geneva Conventions" (http://www.hrweb.org/legal/undocs.html#Geneva). Ask students to take out a clean … purpose of the Hague Convention of 1907? (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hague_Convention) -What rights did the Geneva Convention establish for prisoners of … Rights (http://www.hrweb.org/legal/undocs.html#Geneva), including an overview of the Geneva Conventions. Academic Content Standards: Grades 6-8 Historical …
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  • A Controversial New Law for Terror Suspects - … these rules and whether they violate the Constitution and the Geneva Conventions. Four Geneva Conventions were created by representatives of the U.S. and … does the Military Commissions Act say about the Geneva Conventions? Common Article III of the Geneva Conventions requires that those wounded on a battlefield … military commissions in any one of four earlier wars The Geneva Conventions Habeas corpus Presidential "signing statements" Detainee Treatment Act War Crimes …
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  • Civil Liberties and War Powers - Korematsu v. United States (1944) - … first instance"). The court likewise rejected Hamdi's Geneva Convention claim, concluding that the convention is not self-executing and that, even if … war under the Third Geneva Convention, to which the United States is a party. Article 4 of the Geneva Convention (III) Relative to the … also incorporates the Geneva Convention's presumption that in cases of doubt, "persons shall enjoy the protection of the ... Convention until such time …
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  • The Torture Issue (With a DBQ) - … prisoners as revealed in investigations and excerpts from the Geneva Convention and UN Convention Against Torture. A DBQ (document-based question) includes diverse … torture and violations of American international commitments under the Geneva Conventions and the UN Convention Against Torture. See the websites of these organizations … justification for torture." The United States has ratified the Geneva Conventions and the UN Convention Against Torture What is torture? "Acts of violence …
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  • 'Restoring the Rule of Law' - … of the Geneva Conventions. He said they were exempt from the rules because they were "unlawful combatants," a term the Geneva Conventions do not … secure from them information of any kind whatever." (Third Geneva Convention). The UN Convention Against Torture also clearly outlaws the use of torture … them useful with students for particular inquiries. Torture and the Geneva Conventions: Guantanamo: Warrantless Wiretapping and Data Mining: Executive Privilege: Signing Statements …
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  • Prisoners in Another War - … . The Geneva Convention of 1864 was the first multilateral agreement between nations to establish conventions regarding the conduct of war. The Geneva Convention was modified … Geneva Convention of 1949 was established to address some of the shortcomings of the conventions of 1929. The Geneva Convention of 1949 revised the conventions concerning … Project. For an concise introduction to the Geneva Convention, visit the Reference Guide to the Geneva Conventions, created for the Society of Professional Journalists …
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  • Gaza War Crimes - … an international treaty, the First Geneva Convention. Other nations joined the original 12 in committing to the Convention. But there were significant omissions … unlawfully and wantonly." (Article 147 of the Fourth Geneva Convention) The United Nations Convention Against Torture declares that "no exceptional circumstances whatsoever, whether … a "grave breach of the Geneva Conventions," including acts "committed against persons or property protected by the Convention: willful killing, torture or inhuman …
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