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Government Sources by Subject: Geneva Conventions: Treatment of Prisoners of War

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The Geneva Conventions, also known as the Geneva Red Cross Conventions, are international agreements to protect non-hostile individuals such as the sick, wounded, prisoners of war, and civilians during times of war.

Geneva Convention 1929

Geneva Convention 1949

1864 Geneva Convention

Delegate signatures on the 1864 Geneva Convention.

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