BDS The GC's come into effect the day they are ratified. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 30.12.09 | 20:12 (IST)

    "The Fourth Geneva Convention dates from 1949 and took several years to come into effect." Art. 153. The present Convention shall come into force six months after not less than two instruments of ratification have been deposited. Came into effect 1950. "The examples you quote all pre-date it and are thus irrelevant." The moment a state ratifies, it's current activities are subject

    from the article: Israel approves new building plan for West Bank settlement
    First published 11:35 30.12.09 | Last updated 16:14 30.12.09
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