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A war crime is any of various crimes such as genocide or the mistreatment of prisoners of war committed during a war and considered in violation of the conventions of warfare War crimes are constantly being committed during war and something has to be done There have been too many instances where these sorts of criminals have gotten away Victims of war have gotten little or no justice at all we have to come up with a solution so that there will be a way to punish these hanas crimes To commit a war crime you have to break one of the two main principles which are The principle of necessity and the principle of humanity What the first principle means is that you can kill the enemy only when it is completely necessary The second principle states that you should cause no unnecessary suffering to your enemy These two principles are the two fundamental principles and have become highly detailed The most important laws that have come out of the two main principles are that prisoners of war have rights and should never be executed or wounded after they have surrendered That you are not allowed to take hostages and that you cant starve non-combatants People who are sick wounded should be cared for Innocent civilians property should be spared and civilians should have nothing stolen from them You must treat all noncombatants humanely and equally These laws seem to be just and should be easily followed but during times of war these laws are rarely followed In times of war military soldiers do things that are sickening they kill innocent people rape women torture people because they are of a different race or religion These crimes are inhumane and something has to be done to make sure these crimes stop After World War 2 you would have thought that genocide or ethnic cleansing wouldnt be happening but it still is The war in
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