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Convention (I) for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armed Forces in the Field. Geneva, 12 August 1949.
Prohibition of reprisals
Reprisals against the wounded, sick, personnel, buildings or equipment protected by the Convention are prohibited.
Commentary of 1952