The Kingdom of Swaziland ratifies the Protocols

31-12-1995 Article, International Review of the Red Cross, No. 309

The Kingdom of Swaziland ratified on 2 November 1995 the Protocols additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and relating to the Protection of Victims of International Armed Conflicts (Protocol I) and Non-International Armed Conflicts (Protocol II), adopted in Geneva on 8 June 1977.

Pursuant to their provisions, the Protocols will come into force for the Kingdom of Swaziland on 2 May 1996.

This ratification brings to 141 the number of States party to Protocol I and to 132 those party to Protocol II.