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Convention (III) relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War. Geneva, 12 August 1949.
Prisoners meeting with accidents
Prisoners of war who meet with accidents shall, unless the injury is self-inflicted, have the benefit of the provisions of this Convention as regards repatriation or accommodation in a neutral country.
Commentary of 1960