Arrested PLO members (1982)

  • Date / 1982
  • Location / Lebanon
  • Location Ratified / Hanover, Federal Republic of Germany
  • Ratifying Body / World Humanist Congress
  • Status / Archived

The International Humanist & Ethical Union, assembled at its 8th World Congress in Hanover, Federal Republic of Germany, August 1-5, 1982,

Considering that PLO members arrested in the Lebanese war by Israeli Defence Forces are captured under war circumstances and not because of specific terrorist acts,

Resolves that all PLO member arrested by Israeli Defence Forces in the Lebanese war should be recognised as prisoners of war and treated according to the Geneva Convention.

IHEU Congress 1982

Suggested academic reference

'Arrested PLO members (1982)', Humanists International, World Humanist Congress, Hanover, Federal Republic of Germany, 1982

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