Treaties, States Parties and Commentaries
Treaties and Documents
Geneva Conventions of 1949 and Additional Protocols, and their Commentaries
Historical Treaties and Documents
Project of an International Declaration concerning the Laws and Customs of War. Brussels, 27 August 1874.
Prisoners of war - Art. 28.
Art. 28. Prisoners of war are subject to the laws and regulations in force in the army in whose power they are.
Arms may be used, after summoning, against a prisoner of war attempting to escape. If recaptured he is liable to disciplinary punishment or subject to a stricter surveillance.
If, after succeeding in escaping, he is again taken prisoner, he is not liable to punishment for his previous acts.