privileged belligerent

Definition of "privileged belligerent"
  1. An individual who, based on the Third Geneva Convention, qualifies for the rights and protection allotted to a prisoner of war
How to use "privileged belligerent" in a sentence
  1. The soldier, as a privileged belligerent, was accorded the rights of a prisoner of war after capture.
  2. Under international law, privileged belligerents have specific protections if they are held captive during wartime.
  3. Despite the ongoing conflict, they made sure to respect the status of the captured enemy as a privileged belligerent.

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