Treaties, States Parties and Commentaries
Treaties and Documents
Geneva Conventions of 1949 and Additional Protocols, and their Commentaries
Historical Treaties and Documents
Convention (III) relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War. Geneva, 12 August 1949.
Reservation made upon succession identical with the reservation made by Netherlands to the Convention relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War:
Surinam reserves the right to impose the death penalty in accordance with the provisions of Article 68, paragraph 2, without regard to whether the offences referred to therein are punishable by death under the law of the occupied territory at the time the occupation begins.
SOURCE: Notification by the depositary addressed to the ICRC on 25 October 1979.
Ratification / Accession
Reservation / Declaration