Dershowitz remembers to mention the international humanitarian law being inherently unfair to the US and Israel, but fails to mention its foundation, the Fourth Geneva Convention
, let alone its applicability.
Article 28(1) of the 1949 Geneva Convention
requires the detaining power
Immediately after Obama was inaugurated he stopped the practice and later acknowledged that 'waterboarding' was a form of torture) Previously the War Crimes Act made it a felony to commit ''violations" of the Geneva Conventions
Common Article 3 (a major international agreement forbidding cruel and degrading treatment of prisoners).
The Geneva tradition derives from the Geneva Conventions
1) The essay concludes that authority in domestic and international law exists for such operations and that, as a policy choice, the United States would do well to apply the Geneva Conventions
of 1949 in the conflict with terrorists whether or not it is legally required.
Nor is there a question of whether reviewing detention under the Geneva Convention
for Civilians affords an unprivileged belligerent protections, procedural or otherwise, to which they would otherwise not be entitled.
In July 1929, a second Geneva Convention
was adopted formalizing protections for POWS.
146) However, Congress in the 2009 MCA removed language deeming that the military commission structure established by the act complies with the requirement under Common Article 3 of the Geneva Convention
that trials be by a regularly constituted court.
These were the two issues they deemed most important:  Whether Section 5 of the MCA does preclude Petitioner from invoking the Geneva Convention
Relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War, as a source of rights in a habeas corpus proceeding'; and ' Whether, assuming Petitioner can assert a claim based on the Geneva Convention
, his extradition to France would violate the Convention.
He claimed that the Maoists were strictly adhering to the Geneva Convention
AaAaAa "The Kingdom of Morocco, which, since its independence, has adhered to the four Geneva Conventions
of 1949, believes that these instruments are the pillars of the humanitarian international law and a strongAa basis for the definition of an efficientAa juridicalAa framework capable of protectingAa and assisting, without discrimination, for the victims of war and armed conflicts," Foreign Minister, TaE[macron]b Fassi Fihri said during a ministerial meeting organized by Switzerland on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Geneva Convention
A spokesman said we were obliged to do this under the terms of the Geneva convention