Tag: Civil rights

  • Peace movement

    Peace movement in Europe In the Past A world-wide movement aiming at the abolition of war, more especially international war. While fighting has always been one of the chief occupations of mankind; while ideas of national greatness are largely associated with battles, campaigns and […]

  • List of International Humanitarian Treaties and Documents

    List of International Humanitarian Treaties and Documents in Europe Treaties & documents from 1800 to 1900 Declaration Respecting Maritime Law. Paris, 16 April 1856. Instructions for the Government of Armies of the United States in the Field (Lieber Code). 24 April 1863. […]

  • Prisoners of War Law

    Prisoners of War Law in Europe Introduction Prisoners of War Law is mainly covered under the Geneva Convention which defines POWs as a person, civilian or combatant who is held in continuing custody by an enemy power during or immediately after an armed conflict. Prisioners of Law (POW) is […]