ICRC databases on international humanitarian law
  • Print page
Section V : On the rights and duties of the belligerent with regard to individuals - Art. 78.
    Art. 78. Prisoners of war liberated on parole and recaptured bearing arms against the government to whom they had pledged their honour, or against the allies of that government, forfeit their right to be treated as prisoners of war, and can be brought before the courts, unless, subsequent to their liberation, they have been included in an unconditional cartel of exchange.


<< Previous     Up     Next >>