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Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949.
Reservation made upon accession:
"In acceding to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, the People's Republic of Angola reserves the right not to extend the benefits deriving from Article 85 of the Convention concerning the treatment of prisoners of war to persons who have committed war crimes and crimes against humanity as defined in Article VI of the "Nuremberg Principles" as formulated in 1950 by the International Law Commission on the instructions of the United Nations General Assembly"
SOURCE: International Review of the Red Cross, September-October 1984, No 242, p.287.
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