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Unformatted text preview: ill or injure an enemy who surrenders or who is a hors de combat. The wounded and the sick shall be protected and cared for by the party who is in custody of them. Parties who captured civilians and combatants shall respect their rights to life, dignity, and other personal rights. 3.a. Treatment of Civilians Q: What is the Martens clause/Principle of humanity? A: In cases not covered by other international agreements, civilians and combatants remain under the protection and authority of the principles of international law derived from established custom, from the principles of humanity and from the dictates of public conscience. 3.b. Prisoners of War Q: What are the rights and privileges of prisoners of war? A: 1. They must be treated humanely, shall not be subjected to physical or mental torture, shall be allowed to communicate with their families, and may receive food, clothing, educational and religious articles. 2. They may not be forced to reveal military data except the name, rank, serial number, army and regimental number and date of birth; they may not be compelled to work for military services 3. All their personal belonging except their arms and military papers remain their property. POLITICAL LAW TEAM: ADVISER: ATTY. EDWIN REY SANDOVAL; SUBJECT HEAD: RACHEL MARIE L. FELICES; ASST. SUBJECT HEADS: WIVINO E. BRACERO II & HERAZEUS CHRISTINE Y. UY; MEMBERS: LAWRENCE PAULO H. AQUINO, LEANDRO RODEL V. ATIENZA, MARINETH EASTER AN D. AYOS, CARLO R. BALA, WILFREDO T. BONILLA, JR., KEEL ACHERNAR R. DINOY, APRIL V. ENRILE, KENNETH JAMES CARLO C. HIZON, JOSE MARIA G. MENDOZA, ROGER CHRISTOPHER R. REYES, ROMILINDA C. SIBAL, JASMIN M. SISON, ZARAH PATRICIA T. SUAREZ, RALPH JULIOUS L. VILLAMOR. PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW 4.
5. They must be interned in a healthful and hygienic place. After the conclusion of peace, their speedy repatriation must be accomplished as soon as is practicable. 4. Law of Neutrality Q: What is neutrality? A: It is non‐participation, directly or indirectly, in a war between contending be...
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