Geneva Conventions
n.
Four treaties created in Geneva, Switzerland, between 1863 and 1949 that set standards for how member nations should treat prisoners of war and civilians during wartime. See also jus in bello, laws of war

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Geneva Conventions
The four international treaties signed at Geneva on August 12, 1949. These conventions limit the military tactics that a country can use, and they set standards designed to protect people who fall under enemy control — either as wounded soldiers, prisoners of war, or civilians living under an occupying force.
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