16 human rights

16 human rights - International Human Rights Early history 1865 Confederate soldiers executed for executing prisoners 1915 Allied Powers charge

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International Human Rights
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Early history 1865 Confederate soldiers executed for executing prisoners 1915 Allied Powers charge govt of Turkey with “crimes against humanity”
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Geneva Conventions A series of 4 conventions beginning in 1860s, and in force since 1949 Article 3 prohibits mistreatment of prisoners, including torture and “degrading and humiliating treatment” Treatment of non-signatories?
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1948--Universal Declaration of Human Rights personal, social, legal, and political rights followed by dozens of other international conventions
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After WWII, War Crimes Tribunals established in Tokyo and Nuremburg Following orders no defense Crimes were attacking countries at peace
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Genocide 1949 Convention passed GA against “Genocide” after Armenian and Jewish genocides Extermination in whole or in part Preventing reproduction Transferring children obligates international action 1986 Senate ratifies convention
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Genocide Cambodia
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2010 for the course PLSC 130 taught by Professor Diamond during the Spring '10 term at Skyline College.

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16 human rights - International Human Rights Early history 1865 Confederate soldiers executed for executing prisoners 1915 Allied Powers charge

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