31. General protection.

31.     General protection.

Prisoners of war must at all times be treated humanely, and must not be subjected to unlawful acts causing death or seriously endangering health, in particular mutilation or medical or scientific experiments1. They must be protected against acts of violence or intimidation or insults and public curiosity2. Reprisals against prisoners of war are prohibited3. They are entitled to respect for their persons and honour4. All prisoners of war must be treated generally alike without adverse distinction founded on race, nationality, religious belief or political opinions, or other similar