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Unformatted text preview: Huck Summary for Zuchan Scenario Hague 1907 = not two “Contracting Parties” – not applicable. Geneva 1949 = even if “armed conflict not of an international character,” certain restrictions. Art.3 of each of the four conventions:-- Coverage of certain “persons”: -- no active hostility -- surrendered armed forces-- hors de combat-- Required Standard:-- “in all circumstances be treated humanly”-- “without any adverse distinction” because of race, color, religion/faith, sex, birth, wealth, or “any similar criteria”-- Crime of “Violence to Life and Person, Especially Murder, Mutilation, Cruel Treatment and Torture” : ACT:-- Murder, Mutilate, Treat Cruelly, Torture, or commit similar violence to life and person-- against defined “persons” INTENT:-- intent to commit such violence EVIDENCE:-- Crime of “Taking of Hostages” : ACT:-- take as a hostage any defined “persons” INTENT:-- intent to take hostage EVIDENCE:-- Crime of “Outrages Upon Personal Dignity, in Particular, Humiliating and Degrading Treatment”...
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2012 for the course GENERAL ST 410 taught by Professor Huck during the Fall '11 term at Berea.
- Fall '11