Article 79 of the Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and relating to the Protection of Victims of International Armed Conflicts (Protocol I), 8 June 1977 deals with the measures of protection for journalists.
What does IAC stand for?
IAC stands for International Armed Conflict
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
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We have 595 other meanings of IAC in our Acronym Attic
- International Aerobatic Club
- International Aerosol Conference (International Aerosol Research Assembly)
- International Affairs Centre (Thailand)
- International Affairs Committee
- International Agricultural Center (The Netherlands)
- International Agricultural Centre
- International Alliance for Children, Inc. (New Milford, CT)
- International Antarctic Centre (New Zealand)
- International Anti-Corruption (corporate corruption)
- International Armaments Cooperation
- International Armoring Corporation (Ogden, Utah)
- International Arms Cooperation
- International Associate Clubs (various locations)
- International Association for Counselling
- International Association for Cybernetics
- International Association of Coaching
- International Astronautical Congress
- International Auctioneer Championship
- International Auschwitz Committee (Auschwitz concentration camp)
- International Aviation Club
Samples in periodicals archive:
37) Because the law of armed conflict is not static, what might commence as an international armed conflict can quickly transform into a non-international armed conflict, or vice versa.
171) For example, the law relating to an international armed conflict requires the granting of combatant immunity to enemy soldiers (immunity from prosecution for killing other soldiers so long as he complies with the precepts of international humanitarian law), and prisoner of war status (the detention of the captured soldier as a merely preventative measure against his return to hostilities).
Yet, the San Remo Manual, including its provisions relating to the establishment of blockades and the interception of vessels on the high seas, comprise legal rules applicable only to international armed conflicts.
Nine Turkish nationals were shot dead when Israeli commandos boarded the Mavi Marmara The commission accused the IHH, a Turkish Islamist charity that owned the Mavi Marmara, "of planned and extremely violent" resistance which was "directly connected to the ongoing international armed conflict between Israel and Hamas.
20) The Commentary to article two, common to the Geneva Conventions (Common Article Two) describes international armed conflict as "any difference arising between two States and leading to the intervention of members of the armed forces.
Customary norms originally developed to apply exclusively to international armed conflict have migrated to the realm of non-international armed conflict.
95 Paperback DS79 Minear, a researcher on international armed conflict, draws on interviews he has conducted, as well as interviews from the Veterans History Project of the American Folklife Center, to bring home the Iraq and Afghanistan wars in the words of real veterans from all branches of the military.