Prisoners of war

by Fridell, Ron.

Format: Print Book 2008
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Community Library of Allegheny Valley - Harrison Non Fiction YA 341.65 FRIDELL
Location  Community Library of Allegheny Valley - Harrison
Collection  Non Fiction
Call Number  YA 341.65 FRIDELL
Discusses the debate over treatment and rights of prisoners of war, including an historical discussion of POWs
The issues
POWs and the laws of war
Humanitarian ideals
Battlefield realities
Rewards and punishments
A new set of rights
Repatriation and propaganda
Dignity and humiliation
Unconventional combatants
Prisoners outside the law
Prisoners and torture
A matter of honor
Hamdan v. Rumsfeld
The Military Commissions Act
The debate continues.

Additional Information
Series Open for debate.
Subjects Prisoners of war -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Juvenile literature.
Prisoners of war -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Publisher New York :Marshall Cavendish Benchmark,2008
Language English
Description 160 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 153) and index.
ISBN 9780761425779
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