Selasa, 27 November 2007
Melalui Konvensi Jenewa 1949, dunia mencoba menggaris bawahi pengertian mercenary (tentara bayaran). Berikut kutipan Protocol Additional dari Geneva Convention (GC) pada tanggal 12 Agustus 1949 dan terkait dengan Protection of Victims of International Armed Conflicts (Protocol I), tertanda 8 Juni 1977.
Mercenary is someone who:
is specially recruited locally or abroad in order to fight in an armed conflict
does, in fact, take a direct part in the hostilities
is motivated to take part in the hostilities essentially by the desire for private gain and, in fact, is promised, by or on behalf of a Party to the conflict, material conpensation substantially in excess of that promised or paid to combatants of similar ranks and functions in the armed forces of that Party
is neither a national of a Party to the conflict nor a resident of territory controlled by a Party to the conflict
is not a member of the armed forces of a Party to the conflict; and
has not been sent by State which is not Party to the conflict on official duty as a members of this armed forces.
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