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1949 Conventions and Additional Protocols, and their Commentaries
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Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949.
Reservation made upon ratification (Convention III and IV):
"(...) With express reservations in respect of Articles 87, 100 and 101 of Geneva Convention III, and of Article 68 of Geneva Convention IV, in so far as they involve the imposition and execution of the death penalty"
SOURCE: Notification by the depositary addressed to the ICRC on 10 March 1969.
Ratification / Accession
Reservation / Declaration