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Unformatted text preview: r organizational policy to commit such attack. Q: What is genocide? A: 1. Any of the following acts with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnic, racial, religious, social or any other similar stable and permanent group such as: a. Killing of members of the group b. Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group c. Deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part d. Imposing measure intended to prevent births within the group e. Forcibly transferring children of the group to another group 2. Directly and publicly inciting others to commit genocide (R.A. 9851) Q: What are war crimes? 1. 3. A: 256 2. In case of an international armed conflict, grave breaches of the Geneva Conventions of August 12, 1949, namely any of the following acts against persons or property protected: a. Willful killing b. Torture or inhuman treatment, including biological experiments c. Willfully causing great suffering, or serious injury to body or health d. Extensive destruction and appropriation of property not justified by military necessity and carried out unlawfully and wantonly e. Willfully depriving a prisoner of war or other protected person of the rights of fair and regular trial f. Arbitrary deportation or forcible transfer of population or unlawful confinement g. Taking hostages h. Compelling a prisoner of war or other protected person to serve in the forces of a hostile power; and i. Unjustifiable delay in the repatriation of prisoners of war or other protected persons. In case of non‚Äźinternational armed conflict, serious violation of common Article 3 to the four Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, namely any of the following acts committed against persons taking no active part in the hostilities, including members of the armed forces who have laid down their arms and those placed hors de combat by sickness, wounds, detention or any other cause: a. Violence to life and person, in particular, willful killings, mutilation, cruel treatment and torture b. Committing outrages upon personal dignity, in particular humiliating and degrading treatment c. Taking of hostages; and d. The passing of sentences and the carrying out of exec...
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