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Recognized emblems
    Article 38 -- Recognized emblems

    1. It is prohibited to make improper use of the distinctive emblem of the red cross, red crescent or red lion and sun or of other emblems, signs or signals provided for by the Conventions or by this Protocol. It is also prohibited to misuse deliberately in an armed conflict other internationally recognized protective emblems, signs or signals, including the flag of truce, and the protective emblem of cultural property.

    2. It is prohibited to make use of the distinctive emblem of the United Nations, except as authorized by that Organization.


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