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Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War. Geneva, 27 July 1929.
Part I : General provisions - Art. 2.
Art. 2. Prisoners of war are in the power of the hostile Government, but not of the individuals or formation which captured them.
They shall at all times be humanely treated and protected, particularly against acts of violence, from insults and from public curiosity.
Measures of reprisal against them are forbidden.