Revisiting the Geneva Conventions: 1949-2019

Keywords: Geneva Conventions, war, conflict, aliens, armed conflict, prisoners of war, Geneva Law, international humanitarian law


This contribution reviews the book titled Revisiting the Geneva Conventions: 1949-2019, and edited by two scholars, namely Md Jahid Hossain Bhuiyan and Borhan Uddin Khan. The book is a commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the Geneva Conventions and provides Asian perspectives on the challenges of the 21st century.


Author Biography

Christa Rautenbach, Faculty of Law at the North-West University

B Iuris (cum laude), LLB (cum laude), LLM, LLD (PU). Professor Faculty of Law, North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa. Email:


Bhuiyan Md JH and Khan BU (eds) Revisiting the Geneva Conventions: 1949-2019 (Brill Nijhoff Leiden 2019)
Pictet JS "The New Geneva Conventions for the Protection of War Victims" Jul 1951 The American Journal of International Law 462-475
How to Cite
Rautenbach, C. (2020). Revisiting the Geneva Conventions: 1949-2019 . Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal, 23, 1-5.
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