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1978 Red Cross Fundamental Rules of International Humanitarian Law Applicable in Armed Conflicts

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7. Parties to a conflict shall at all times distinguish between the civilian population and combatants in order to spare civilian population and property. Neither the civilian population as such nor civilian persons shall be the object of attack. Attacks shall be directed solely against military objectives.

 

Tear gasing innocents while they sleep in their homes?!!  Sounds like another Khalifa violation....

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International Humanitarian Law - Hague Convention on Cultural Property 1954

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International Humanitarian Law - UN Convention on genocide 1948

Article 2

In the present Convention, genocide means any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group, as such:

(a) Killing members of the group;

 

Sounds like Al-Khalifas to me.......

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Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflicts

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Declaration on the Right and Responsibility of Individuals, Groups and Organs of Society to Promote and Protect Universally Recognized Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

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Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

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Text of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

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UN experts strengthen human rights safeguard - Europe - Al Jazeera English

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UN Human Rights Committee issues document strengthening legal safeguards for freedom of opinion and expression.
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United Nations: International Law

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This is the International Law page of the United Nations website. Here you will find related UN bodies, thematic areas, UN offices, news, tools and other resources.
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International Humanitarian Law - Fourth 1949 Geneva Convention

Fourth 1949 Geneva Convention

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1978 Red Cross Fundamental Rules of International Humanitarian Law Applicable in Armed Conflicts

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3. The wounded and sick shall be collected and cared for by the party to the conflict which has them in its power. Protection also covers medical personnel, establishments, transports and materiel. The emblem of the red cross (red crescent, red lion and sun) is the sign of such protection and must be respected.

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5. Everyone shall be entitled to benefit from fundamental judicial guarantees. No one shall be held responsible for an act he has not committed. No one shall be subjected to physical or mental torture, corporal punishment or cruel or degrading treatment.

 

Fundamental Human Rights violations of the Al-Khalifa regime....Crimes against humanity!

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Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

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A/RES/43/173. Body of Principles for the Protection of All Persons under Any Form of Detention or Imprisonment

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Declaration on the Elimination of All Forms of Intolerance and of Discrimination Based on Religion or Belief, G.A. res. 36/55, 36 U.N. GAOR Supp. (No. 51) at 171, U.N. Doc. A/36/684 (1981).

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Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners, adopted Aug. 30, 1955 by the First United Nations Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders, U.N. Doc. A/CONF/611, an...

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