Execution of prisoners - Geneva Conventions Bernard Hibbitts at 12:52 PM ET
[JURIST] Speaking at Camp David Thursday, UK Prime Minister Tony Blair accused Iraq of executing [BBC News report] the two British soldiers whose bodies were shown on television Wednesday, an act which he described as "yet one more flagrant breach of all the proper conventions of war."
Prisoners of war must at all times be humanely treated. Any unlawful act or omission by the Detaining Power causing death or seriously endangering the health of a prisoner of war in its custody is prohibited, and will be regarded as a serious breach of the present Convention....
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