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1. "A kid in an abusive home has far fewer rights than any POW. There is no Geneva Convention for kids."
Author: Andrew Vachss
2. "However, the Department of Defense treats these detainees in accord with the Geneva Convention, even though that is not required because of the inhumane methods used by these killers."
Author: Bill Shuster
3. "Al Qaeda doesn't abide by the Geneva Conventions, so in my opinion, they should not be afforded the protections of them."
Author: Brad Thor
4. "What's happened at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq is one of the grossest violations of human rights under the Geneva Conventions that we have record of. It is simply monstrous."
Author: Carlos Fuentes
5. "If we say the Geneva Convention is obsolete, then what do others who have our soldiers say?"
Author: Charles Schumer
6. "We have literal war criminals (as defined by the Geneva convention, which we are very much a signatory to) living in this country who no one has the goddamned balls to prosecute, because God forbid someone gets his feelings hurt that the people he supported turned out to be power-grubbing assholes."
Author: Chris Kluwe
7. "In 1945, peace broke out. It was the end of the Joke. Joke warfare was banned at a special session of the Geneva Convention, and in 1950 the last remaining copy of the joke was laid to rest here in the Berkshire countryside, never to be told again."
Author: Graham Chapman
8. "Military police know what to do, they know the Geneva Conventions, and their objective is to provide a safe, secure, fair environment for prisoners under their control."
Author: Janis Karpinski
9. "Since 2001, the U.S. government has abandoned its role as a champion of human rights and has perpetrated terrible and illegal abuses in prisons in Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo, sent prisoners secretly to other nations to be tortured, denied the applicability of the Geneva Convention restraints, and severely restricted time-honored civil liberties within our own country. Certain political leaders of other nations, who are inclined to perpetrate human rights abuses to quiet dissenting voices and were previously restrained by positive influence from Washington, now feel free to emulate or exceed the abuses approved by American leaders."
Author: Jimmy Carter
10. "That is because the conflict with al Qaeda is not governed by the Geneva Conventions, which applies only to international conflicts between states that have signed them."
Author: John Yoo
11. "Applying different standards to al Qaeda does not abandon Geneva, but only recognizes that the U.S. faces a stateless enemy never contemplated by the Conventions."
Author: John Yoo
12. "Human-rights advocates, for example, claim that the mistreatment of Iraqi prisoners is of a piece with President Bush's 2002 decision to deny al Qaeda and Taliban fighters the legal status of prisoners of war under the Geneva Conventions."
Author: John Yoo
13. "Nonetheless, Article 5 makes clear that if an Iraqi civilian who is not a member of the armed forces, has engaged in attacks on Coalition forces, the Geneva Convention permits the use of more coercive interrogation approaches to prevent future attacks."
Author: John Yoo
14. "... sleep deprivation is an illegal torture method outlawed by the Geneva Convention and international courts, but most of us do it to ourselves."
Author: Ryan Hurd
15. "This war no longer has anything to do with knightly conduct or with the agreements of the Geneva Convention."
Author: Wilhelm Keitel
16. "What is the Geneva Convention on wars! I have never read it."
Author: Yoweri Museveni

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