Geneva Convention on war prisoners: No distinction between regular forces,“militias” or “voluntary” participants

By Prof. Marcello Ferrada de Noli, SWEDHR chair. Ukraine and the Democratic Republics of Donetsk and Luhansk should pursue a prompt solution for the prisoners exchange. From an international legislation perspective, the exchange of prisoners should not be viewed as an issue of war-behaviour primarily focused on the interests of the belligerent parties, but on…