The geneva conventions have come under assault in recent years critics depict them as outmoded treaties incompatible with twenty first century wars indeed in an age of global terror the conventions often conjure up archaic images of prisoners of war and an idealistic red cross. This book examines recent high profile cases of repeated and open abuse of the conventions the contributors explore why these and related violations of international humanitarian law cannot be viewed as anomalies but must be regarded as part of a pattern which is set to undermine the geneva conventions as a whole. Add tags for the geneva conventions under assault be the first similar items related subjects 10 geneva conventions 1949 august 12 geneva conventions 1949 august 12 genfer konventionen humanitarian law criminal provisions terrorism prevention law and legislation. The book the geneva conventions under assault edited by sarah perrigo and jim whitman is published by pluto press the geneva conventions under assault perrigo whitman about. The geneva conventions under assault the geneva conventions under assault edited by sarah perrigo and jim whitman first published 2010 by pluto press 345 archway road london n6 5aa and 175 fifth avenue new york ny 10010 wwwplutobookscom distributed in the united states of america exclusively by palgrave macmillan a division of st martins press llc 175 fifth avenue new york ny
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