TITLE

DO AS WE SAY, NOT AS WE DO: A CRITICAL EXAMINATION OF THE AGREEMENT FOR THE TRANSFER OF DETAINEES BETWEEN THE CANADIAN FORCES AND THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE OF AFGHANISTAN

AUTHOR(S)
Hendin, Stuart
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
New Zealand Armed Forces Law Review;Dec2007, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the Agreement for the Transfer of Detainees Between the Canadian Forces and the Ministry of Defence of Afghanistan, signed in December 2005. Particular focus is given on provisions, which include the implementation of the four Geneva Convention and Additional Protocols that pertain to the humanitarian treatment of prisoners of war (POW) in Afghanistan. It is meant to guarantee that POW are provided adequate detention areas and safety from torture during capture, detention and transfer by Canadian Forces to Afghanistan authorities.
ACCESSION #
27552828

 

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