Geneva Conventions

Definition of "Geneva Conventions"
  1. Four international treaties signed in 1949, setting restrictions on military tactics and aiming to protect wounded soldiers, prisoners of war, and civilians under enemy control
How to use "Geneva Conventions" in a sentence
  1. The Geneva Conventions established crucial humanitarian standards in warfare.
  2. During the conflict, both sides were accused of violating the Geneva Conventions.
  3. The accused war criminal was charged with serious breaches of the Geneva Conventions.

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