Legislation on the Indochina War: Hearings, Ninety-second Congress, First Session ...
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Asian and Pacific Affairs
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1971 - Всего страниц: 283
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Стр. 178 - In the case of armed conflict not of an international character occurring in the territory of one of the High Contracting Parties...
Стр. 178 - ... violence to life and person, in particular murder of all kinds, mutilation, cruel treatment and torture; (b) taking of hostages; (c) outrages upon personal dignity, in particular humiliating and degrading treatment; (d) the passing of sentences and the carrying out of executions without previous judgment pronounced by a regularly constituted court, affording all the judicial guarantees which are recognized as indispensable by civilized peoples.
Стр. 166 - Proposed Course of Action re Vietnam" for his immediate chief, Robert McNamara. McNaughton's formulation included the following.4 US aims: 70* —to avoid a humiliating US defeat (to our reputation as a guarantor).
Стр. 177 - The High Contracting Parties undertake to respect and to ensure respect for the present Convention in all circumstances.
Стр. 178 - Geneva Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armed Forces in the Field of 12 August 1949; the Geneva Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of Wounded, Sick and Shipwrecked Members of Armed Forces at Sea of 12 August 1949; the Geneva Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War...
Стр. 178 - Persons taking no active part in the hostilities, including members of armed forces who have laid down their arms and those placed hors de combat by sickness, wounds, detention, or any other cause, shall in all circumstances be treated humanely, without any adverse distinction founded on race, colour, religion or faith, sex, birth or wealth, or any other similar criteria. To this end, the following acts are and shall remain prohibited at any time and in any place whatsoever...
Стр. 178 - Persons protected by the Convention are those who, at a given moment and in any manner whatsoever, find themselves, in case of a conflict or occupation, in the hands of a party to the conflict or occupying Power of which they are not nationals.
Стр. 177 - Convention shall apply to all cases of declared war or of any other armed conflict which may arise between two or more of the High Contracting Parties, even if the state of war is not recognized by one of them. The Convention shall also apply to all cases of partial or total occupation of the territory of a High Contracting Party, even if the said occupation meets with no armed resistance.