Problems of Protecting Civilians Under International Law in the Middle East Conflict: Hearing, Ninety-third Congress, Second Session
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on International Organizations and Movements
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1974 - 108 páginas
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Página 26 - Everyone has the right to work, to free choice of employment, to just and favourable conditions of work and to protection against unemployment.
Página 2 - Persons protected by the Convention are those who, at a given moment and in any manner whatsoever, find themselves, in case of a conflict or occupation, in the hands of a Party to the conflict or Occupying Power of which they are not nationals.
Página 22 - To eradicate all forms of colonialism from Africa; and e. To promote international cooperation, having due regard to the Charter of the United Nations and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Página 4 - It may not be unworthy of remark, that it is very unusual, even in cases of conquest, for the conqueror to do more than to displace the sovereign and assume dominion over the country. The modern usage of nations, which has become law, would be violated; that sense of justice and of right which is acknowledged and felt by the whole civilized world would be outraged, if private property should be generally confiscated, and private rights annulled. The people change their allegiance; their relation...
Página 2 - Any destruction by the Occupying Power of real or personal property belonging individually or collectively to private persons, or to the State, or to other public authorities, or to social or cooperative organizations, is prohibited, except where such destruction is rendered absolutely necessary by military operations.
Página 70 - We must never forget that the record on which we judge these defendants today is the record on which history will judge us tomorrow.
Página 2 - Protected persons are entitled, in all circumstances, to respect for their persons, their honour, their family rights, their religious convictions and practices, and their manners and customs. They shall at all times be humanely treated, and shall be protected especially against all acts of violence or threats thereof and against insults and pub he curiosity. Women shall be especially protected against any attack on their honour, in particular against rape, enforced prostitution, or any form of indecent...
Página 71 - To this end, the following acts are and shall remain prohibited at any time and in any place whatsoever with respect to the abovementioned persons: a) violence to life and person, in particular murder of all kinds, mutilation, cruel treatment and torture...